(December 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

Issue Notes

Editor credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/27, provided by DC Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Counterfeit Captain Comet! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

Title, pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/27, provided by DC Comics.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"] (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)

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents: 6)

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.

The Farmers from Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Merwin
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 1952/08/27, provided by DC Comics.

[Bacteria, Nebula, Gravity] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

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

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

Intelligent Animals (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger ?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker ?; Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Mort Drucker ?; Morris Waldinger ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morris Waldinger

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
information on the comparative intelligence of the chimpanzee, elephant, grizzly bear, and other animals
Reprints:

The Case of the Twice-Told Tale! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
George Mitchell; Mr. Blake; Richard Mills; Benjamin Franklin (cameo)
Synopsis:
How could George Mitchell write a novel that turned out to be a word-for-word copy of a book he had never seen that was written more than 100 years in the past?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/27, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Last Humans! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/27, provided by DC Comics.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. The Counterfeit Captain Comet!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Farmers from Space!
  9. 8. [Bacteria, Nebula, Gravity]
    Scientific Word Origins...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. Intelligent Animals
  12. 11. The Case of the Twice-Told Tale!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  15. 14. Now More Than Ever-
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  16. 15. The Last Humans!
  17. 16. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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