(January 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-11-25
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 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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch your step here, Butch...
Genre
children

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The chemical substances of which our bodies are composed...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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
A meteor ever fell on a human being...
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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
Reprints

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
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
  • Peter Croome
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