(February 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 comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Script and art credits for fillers verified from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


Beware the Synthetic Men (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Beware the Synthetic Men (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

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

The Last Days of Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

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

[Frederick Bessel] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
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Magnetic Attraction (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Brain of Dr Royer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manny Rubin
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

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

[Rain purifies the atmosphere.] (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

Why Summer is Hot and Winter is Cold (Table of Contents)

Science Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Synthetic Men
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Beware the Synthetic Men
    Captain Comet
  3. 2. The Last Days of Earth
  4. 3. [Frederick Bessel]
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. Magnetic Attraction
    General Science Quiz
  6. 5. The Brain of Dr Royer
  7. 6. [Rain purifies the atmosphere.]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That
  8. 7. Why Summer is Hot and Winter is Cold
    Science Facts
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • 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