(August 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

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)

["Your turn to bat, Pud..."] (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

["A whale can stay underwater indefinitely..."] (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

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)

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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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