(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:
newsprint
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)

Pud / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Double Bubble gum ad

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)

Jim Wise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

PF Flyer ad

The Rotation of Stars (Table of Contents)

filler / 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)

filler / 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1.33 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House ad for Action Comics and House of Mystery. 1/3 page Ad for Superman 76. Superman and Batman together. On sale March 7th.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 3.67 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

ads for Wildroot Creame Oil, Necco Wafers, Wheaties, Daisy Air Rifles.

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:
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  • Bob Hughes
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
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