(August 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-06-29
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 Cosmic Chessboard! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet
Reprints
Keywords
boardgames; chess; giants; ray guns

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Cosmic Chessboard! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

Cover story

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

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

Victory by Deception (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Time Killer (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane [as Kane] (signed)
Inks
Sy Barry [as Barry] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Aquarium of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[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
A whale can stay underwater indefinitely...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Road to Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cosmic Chessboard!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. The Line of Stars
  3. 2. The Cosmic Chessboard!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. Victory by Deception
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  6. 5. ["Your turn to bat, Pud..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Time Killer
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  10. 9. A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  11. 10. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky
  12. 11. The Aquarium of Tomorrow!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  14. 13. ["A whale can stay underwater indefinitely..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  15. 14. The Road to Nowhere!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  18. 17. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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