(March 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1953-01-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius 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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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)

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Life on Earth would be frozen to death...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (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

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

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scientists estimate that the amount of matter in the universe...
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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