(August-September 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

["There's no escape! We're victims of the diamond death!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

It's Smart to Check and Double-Check (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Seven Wonders of Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Top Speed Stops Spy (Table of Contents)

Jim Wise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

ad for PF Flyers

Message to the Moon (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The Perfect Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Rocket Take Off (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The Meteor of Revenge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (signed)
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

[Learn to Draw Contest] (Table of Contents)

Pud / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson
Pencils:
Ray Thompson (signed) [as Ray T]
Inks:
Ray Thompson (signed) [as Ray T]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Thompson

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Bubble gum ad.

Odd Facts About Meteors (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

How To Measure The Diameter of the Sun (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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Uranus (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

The Martian Horse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Sy Barry; Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters:
Phantom Stranger
Synopsis:
House ad for Phantom Stranger #1 and House of Mystery #5.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["There's no escape! We're victims of the diamond death!"]
  2. 1. It's Smart to Check and Double-Check
    Superman
  3. 2. The Seven Wonders of Space
  4. 3. Top Speed Stops Spy
    Jim Wise
  5. 4. Message to the Moon
  6. 5. The Perfect Planet
  7. 6. Rocket Take Off
  8. 7. The Meteor of Revenge
  9. 8. [Learn to Draw Contest]
    Pud
  10. 9. Odd Facts About Meteors
  11. 10. How To Measure The Diameter of the Sun
  12. 11. Uranus
    What Do You Know About
  13. 12. The Martian Horse
  14. 13. Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans
    DC Comics
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