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(June 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
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction

Eyes of Other Worlds (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Genius Epidemic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
the 3 Herbert brothers; U.S. Army doctors; hermit; U.S. government investigators
Synopsis:
The Herbert brothers have absorbed radiation from a meteorite and become scientific geniuses, so the Army puts them to work solving problems and inventing until they vanish.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of the Herbert brothers is named Jeb.

The Monster That Fished For Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Paul Martin; Lois
Synopsis:
Paul Martin is convinced that something is living in a poisonous lake.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fishing

Indexer Notes

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

The Boy Who Changed The Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Osgood(Broome)
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[Dr. Robert G. Aiken] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some information for this sequence provided by Arthur Lortie, September 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Eyes of Other Worlds
    Captain Comet
  3. 2. The Genius Epidemic
  4. 3. The Monster That Fished For Men
  5. 4. The Boy Who Changed The Future
  6. 5. [Dr. Robert G. Aiken]
    Giants of the Telescope
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes