(January 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Editorial credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Credits for fillers confirmed from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


[The Secret of Easter Island] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction

The Ghost of Captain Comet (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writing and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Secret of Easter Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Writing and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[John C. Adams] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Light up the Sky! (Table of Contents)

General Science Quiz / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
General questions about scientific topics.

Meteor Showers (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Before I make this motor trip..."] (Table of Contents)

Robbie the Robot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor; science fiction
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The Touch of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Writing and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[Hot water will crack a thin glass easier than a thick one!] (Table of Contents)

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Secret of Easter Island]
  2. 1. The Ghost of Captain Comet
    Captain Comet
  3. 2. The Secret of Easter Island
  4. 3. [John C. Adams]
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. Light up the Sky!
    General Science Quiz
  6. 5. Meteor Showers
  7. 6. ["Before I make this motor trip..."]
    Robbie the Robot
  8. 7. The Touch of Death
  9. 8. [Hot water will crack a thin glass easier than a thick one!]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes