(September 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-07-29
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.


Grab-Bag Planet (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Reprints

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Grab-Bag Planet! (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

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

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

[no title indexed] (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)

Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving? (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Suzie; Wolfie

Man Into Martian! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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
The moon always revolves around the Earth at the same distance...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Do Not Open Till Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. George Lynch; Jimmy Lynch; Andy; Bill
Synopsis
When magic globes begin to fall to Earth that grant the wishes of any Earthman who uses them, Dr. George Lynch suspects an ulterior motive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Wonders of Gravity! (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Experiment in Destiny! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Grab-Bag Planet
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. The Grab-Bag Planet!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving?
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Man Into Martian!
  9. 8. The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. ["The moon always revolves around the Earth at the same distance..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  11. 10. Do Not Open Till Doomsday!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. The Wonders of Gravity!
  14. 13. Experiment in Destiny!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
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  • Peter Croome
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