(July 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Tom; Danny
Synopsis:
Buzzy shows a pair of neighborhood kids that the new kid on the block isn't weird because he prefers watching nature to playing baseball.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Lady or the Tiger-Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["If the moon should fall on the United States..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

30th Century Coin Collector (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["It's stopped snowing at last!"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Space Hermit (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Henry Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Victory by Reflection (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Major Mars; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Light has no weight..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Schwinn Traveler / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Star Oscar! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Giant Beach Ball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Lady or the Tiger-Man
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire
    A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. ["If the moon should fall on the United States..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  7. 6. 30th Century Coin Collector
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  10. 9. ["It's stopped snowing at last!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. The Space Hermit
  13. 12. Victory by Reflection
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  14. 13. ["Light has no weight..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Traveler
  17. 16. The Star Oscar!
  18. 17. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Giant Beach Ball
  20. 19. The Line of Stars
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Milky Way
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