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(June-July 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)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

some information provided by Arthur Lortie


Who Will Be the Future Masters of Earth? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner ?
Inks:
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
swords

Hop On the Welfare Wagon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

It's A Woman's World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Greg Dexter; Martha Thawn; Nora; Captain Stella Wyle
Synopsis:
Greg Dexter lives in a time when women were in charge and men were fit only for housework. He battles to become the first Rocket Cadet and heroically saves a mission to stop the wandering planet Thebor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["Boy He's Excited!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Pud / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Earth--The Forbidden Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Rand Tal, an archaeologist from the planet Slann, accidentally lands on Earth, which has been forbidden to all space explorers for some unknown reason.
Reprints:

The Crossed-Up Car Crook (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jim Wise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rotation of Stars (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Venus? (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

Lives of A Rocket Lancer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Knights of the Galaxy [Lyle; Ora; Commander Artho]; Zal-Du
Synopsis:
The thirtieth-century Knights of the Galaxy are replaced by their sixth-century counterparts from King Arthur's Camelot, who must fight sn armada of space brigands under the command of Zal-Du.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Camelot; King Arthur

Meteor Menace in Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1.33 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 3.67 pages (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Will Be the Future Masters of Earth?
  2. 1. Hop On the Welfare Wagon
    Superman
  3. 2. It's A Woman's World!
  4. 3. ["Boy He's Excited!"]
    Pud
  5. 4. Earth--The Forbidden Planet
  6. 5. The Crossed-Up Car Crook
    Jim Wise
  7. 6. The Rotation of Stars
  8. 7. Venus?
    What Do You Know About
  9. 8. Lives of A Rocket Lancer
    Knights of the Galaxy
  10. 9. Meteor Menace in Space
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk