(January 1953)

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

The Indestructible Giant (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Devil's Island in Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet; Mag-a-til; Prof. Zackro
Synopsis:
The ruling Septarch of the planet Lamia have chosen Earth as the place to exile their incorrigible criminals. But after the criminals steal a hydrogen bomb to fule their spacecraft in order to return to Lamia, Captain Comet tracks down the aliens and returns them to Lamia as prisoners.
Reprints:

["If you make this jump..."] (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)

Superboy Discovers a New Kind of Junior Sport! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

The Sorcerer from the Stars (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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

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

[Planets, Climate, Vitamin] (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) /

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen

Collector's Item! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Adrian Hammer; Mr. Jones; 4LX
Synopsis:
Adrian Hammer has a complete collection of insects but when he hears a tale of a new giant spider he travels to a island to see for himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
etymologist

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Radium Process (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Indestructible Giant! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

The Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Indestructible Giant
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. Devil's Island in Space!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. ["If you make this jump..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superboy Discovers a New Kind of Junior Sport!
    Superboy
  7. 6. The Sorcerer from the Stars
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. [Planets, Climate, Vitamin]
    Scientific Word Origins...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Chemcraft
  11. 10. Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!"
    Buzzy
  12. 11. Collector's Item!
  13. 12. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. Radium Process
  15. 14. Now More Than Ever-
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  16. 15. The Indestructible Giant!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Electric Game Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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  • Peter Croome
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