(December 1952-January 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-10-20
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Editor credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/12, provided by DC Comics. On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A prize of one million dollars to anyone who can guess what the creature inside this space-ship looks like!
Genre
science fiction
Keywords
currency; spacecraft

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Unknown Spaceman! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title, pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/12, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman convinces a group of children to contribute their movie money to UNICEF.

SOS in Space! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/12, provided by DC Comics.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Expanding Universe / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to a theory by Prof. Eddington...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

[William Henry Pickering] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Cosmic Capsule! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/12, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Neptune? (Table of Contents: 13)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Rocketeer for Hire! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/12, provided by DC Comics.

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Mysteries in Space / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If our sun were replaced by the nearest star...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A prize of one million dollars to anyone who can guess what the creature inside this space-ship looks like!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. The Unknown Spaceman!
  4. 3. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  7. 6. SOS in Space!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["According to a theory by Prof. Eddington..."]
    The Expanding Universe
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. [William Henry Pickering]
    Giants of the Telescope
  12. 11. Cosmic Capsule!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. Neptune?
    What Do You Know About
  15. 14. Rocketeer for Hire!
  16. 15. Now More Than Ever-
    House of Mystery
  17. 16. ["If our sun were replaced by the nearest star..."]
    Mysteries in Space
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
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