(December 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-10-28
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 Guilty Gorilla! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Reprints

Binky Says: "Know Your Community!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Guilty Gorilla! (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
superhero

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

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

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

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

Of Time and Earth! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A person standing on the North Pole of Earth...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Halley discovered Halley's Comet...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Negative Invasion! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even if the formation of planets...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Planets of Wonder / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Until 1877, astronomers made only wild guesses...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Carbon-Copy Genius (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
S. Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Phantom Earth (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Three Smashing Adventures (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Guilty Gorilla!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Know Your Community!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Guilty Gorilla!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["A person standing on the North Pole of Earth..."]
    Of Time and Earth!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  7. 6. ["Halley discovered Halley's Comet..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  8. 7. The Negative Invasion!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  10. 9. ["Even if the formation of planets..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. ["Until 1877, astronomers made only wild guesses..."]
    Planets of Wonder
  13. 12. The Carbon-Copy Genius
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  15. 14. ["He's the first snake charmer..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  16. 15. Editorial Advisory Board
  17. 16. Phantom Earth
  18. 17. Three Smashing Adventures
    Batman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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