(January 1954)

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 Mind Monster! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet
Reprints:

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents: 1)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads.

The Mind Monster (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The original indexer credited the inks to Murphy Anderson.

[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) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Watch your step here, Butch..."] (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)

From Eternity to Here! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["The chemical substances of which our bodies are composed..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

["A meteor ever fell on a human being..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Earth's Unlucky Day! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sy Barry
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Three Smashing Adventures of Superman (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Return of the Conqueror (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mind Monster!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. The Mind Monster
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  6. 5. ["Watch your step here, Butch..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. From Eternity to Here!
  9. 8. ["The chemical substances of which our bodies are composed..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. ["A meteor ever fell on a human being..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  12. 11. Earth's Unlucky Day!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  14. 13. Three Smashing Adventures of Superman
    Superman
  15. 14. The Return of the Conqueror
  16. 15. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Electric Game Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
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