(April-May 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
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

some information supplied by Arthur Lortie


["If Mars doesn't win the Interplanetary Olympics as you predicted..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
Olympic Games

Be Sure Of Your Facts (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor; teen

Challenge of the Robot Knight (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
R-41; Lyle; Ora; Commader Artho
Synopsis:
Ora disguises herself as a robot on the theory that even a robot will face less discrimination than a woman, when she applies to join the Knights of the Galaxy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Gee, a new boy!"] (Table of Contents)

Pud / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray T (signed)
Inks:
Ray T (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

ad for Double Bubble gum

The Man Who Weighed Twenty Tons (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[Go Exploring in a Haunted House] (Table of Contents)

Lucky Ludens / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

ad for Luden's cough drops

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

ad for House of Mystery #3

The Case of the Counterfeit Humans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils:
John Giunta (signed)
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Jupiter (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

How to Measure the Moon's Diameter (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The World Where Dreams Come True (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin (signed)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last Alex Toth art for DC for 10 years (and for Julius Schwartz forever). Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

ads for Vitalis,Necco wafers, Wildroot cream oil, Wilson Charm Co. Art Instruction Inc, Wheaties (featuring Gretchen Fraser)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["If Mars doesn't win the Interplanetary Olympics as you predicted..."]
  2. 1. Be Sure Of Your Facts
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Challenge of the Robot Knight
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. ["Gee, a new boy!"]
    Pud
  5. 4. The Man Who Weighed Twenty Tons
  6. 5. [Go Exploring in a Haunted House]
    Lucky Ludens
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    House of Mystery
  8. 7. The Case of the Counterfeit Humans
  9. 8. Jupiter
    What Do You Know About
  10. 9. How to Measure the Moon's Diameter
  11. 10. The World Where Dreams Come True
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
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