(November 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); Julie 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

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)

["Here comes that new kid..."] (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)

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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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