(July 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-05-27
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.


[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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If the moon should fall on the United States...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's stopped snowing at last!
Genre
children

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Includes a plug for The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Inks
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Light has no weight...
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)

Schwinn Traveler / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

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

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
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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