(September 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

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)

["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"] (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)

["The moon always revolves around the Earth at the same distance..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes