(November 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-10-01
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
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Comet; Miss Universe

Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; this PSA later appeared in DC comics cover-dated January 1964

Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Comet; Miss Universe; Professor Zackro
Synopsis
A super-powered girl from the year 100,000 arrives and shows up Captain Comet at every turn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Gateway to the Future! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Captain Robert Trent is transported from the Revolutionary War into the future of 1952 where he gathers information on future technology to help George Washington's army in his own time. But when he returns, none of the future inventions work and Washington dismissed him as a madman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Amoeba, Fahrenheit, Fossil] (Table of Contents: 8)

Scientific Word Origins / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Origins of the words "amoeba," "Fahrenheit," and "fossil."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art attribution by Ger Apeldoorn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Mankind's Greatest Inventions and Discoveries! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Depiction of four of the greatest scientific discoveries in history, accompanied by a request for readers to send in their own lists of the four greatest discoveries.
Reprints

The Master of Mind over Matter! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Elmo the Great; Derek Blake
Synopsis
Derek Blake discovers the secret of Elmo the Great's powers.
Reprints

[Around the World in One Hour and Twenty-Three Minutes!] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spotlight on Science / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

New -- and Great! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Big Town / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Big Features in One Big Book! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Mars -- on Channel 8! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Bob Tarrant experments with his television set until he can receive transmissions from Mars. When washed-up movie director Eric Mills learns about this he kills Tarrant so that he can use the Martian transmissions as the basis for a new movie. However, he finds out that the Martians were using Tarrant, and now him, to help them invade Earth.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Sheaffer's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. ["Here comes that new kid..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Gateway to the Future!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. [Amoeba, Fahrenheit, Fossil]
    Scientific Word Origins
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. Mankind's Greatest Inventions and Discoveries!
  12. 11. The Master of Mind over Matter!
  13. 12. [Around the World in One Hour and Twenty-Three Minutes!]
    Spotlight on Science
  14. 13. New -- and Great!
    Big Town
  15. 14. Big Features in One Big Book!
    World's Finest Comics
  16. 15. Mars -- on Channel 8!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's
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