(March 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 editor); Julie Schwartz (actual editor)
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 Great Ant Circus! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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

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

Menace from the World of Make-Believe! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

Title change from Error Report #2523, by James Zanotto.

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

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

["Life on Earth would be frozen to death..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["To sum up, students..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

A Letter from the Future! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

["Scientists estimate that the amount of matter in the universe..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Good Neighbor Spirit (Table of Contents: 11)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Great Ant Circus! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Bill Hanley and his wife own an ant circus, but they are kidnapped by giant ants and taken to perform in an alien circus.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Cosmic Idiots! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

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

Wilson Chem. 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) /

Friendship Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Ant Circus!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. Menace from the World of Make-Believe!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Life on Earth would be frozen to death..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  7. 6. ["To sum up, students..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. A Letter from the Future!
  10. 9. ["Scientists estimate that the amount of matter in the universe..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  12. 11. Good Neighbor Spirit
    Leave It to Binky
  13. 12. Great Ant Circus!
  14. 13. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  16. 15. The Cosmic Idiots!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Friendship Studios, Inc.
  20. 19. Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club
    Daisy Air Rifles
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