(April-May 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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 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

Signboard in Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
distress signals; SOS; spacecraft

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

Space Squadron / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Signboard in Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

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

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

["Gosh, they stopped Pud on the goal line again!"] (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)

The Hothouse World! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

["The oldest symbol in comics..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Our Army at War; Gang Busters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Toy Earth! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Merwin
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["If oxygen were present on the Moon..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mysteries in Space... / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Micro-Meteors (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Pluto? (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Superman Says: "People Are People!" (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

The Planet Nobody Wanted! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Sleamer
Synopsis:
John Sleamer and his crew find a habitable planet to take over for Earth. When the natives are only to eager to leave Sleamer won't listen to why they want to leave.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Signboard in Space!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Space Squadron
  3. 2. Signboard in Space!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Gosh, they stopped Pud on the goal line again!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Hothouse World!
  8. 7. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Our Army at War; Gang Busters
  9. 8. The Toy Earth!
  10. 9. ["If oxygen were present on the Moon..."]
    Mysteries in Space...
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  12. 11. Micro-Meteors
  13. 12. Pluto?
    What Do You Know About
  14. 13. Superman Says: "People Are People!"
    Superman
  15. 14. The Planet Nobody Wanted!
  16. 15. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  17. 16. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Milky Way
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