(February-March 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor; confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

additional information provided by Arthur Lortie, 10/2006


The Day the World Melted! (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commando Lyle; Ora; 4 Knights of the Galaxy
Keywords:
statues

Be Yourself- Your Best Self! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

The Day the World Melted (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commander Artho; Ora; Lyle; Master of Doom
Synopsis:
The Master of Doom timeports Lyle back to the 20th century.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["We're lost in this cave!"] (Table of Contents)

Pud / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Thompson

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

ad for Double Bubble Gum

The Boy Who Saved the Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Radar Rescue (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Schreiber ?
Inks:
Bill Schreiber ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Man Who Hated Science (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (signed)
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Hydra (Table of Contents)

Stars and Their Legends / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The Sun (Table of Contents)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Cowboy On Mars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2.5 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

ads for Vitalis (with Bert Parks), Wheaties (with George Mikan), Wildroot hair cream and Daisy air rifles, Necco wafers

Enter Here If You Dare! (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

ad for House of Mystery #2-inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Day the World Melted!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  2. 1. Be Yourself- Your Best Self!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Day the World Melted
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. ["We're lost in this cave!"]
    Pud
  5. 4. The Boy Who Saved the Earth
  6. 5. Radar Rescue
    Captain Tootsie
  7. 6. The Man Who Hated Science
  8. 7. Hydra
    Stars and Their Legends
  9. 8. The Sun
    What Do You Know About
  10. 9. Cowboy On Mars
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Enter Here If You Dare!
    House of Mystery
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