(February-March 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julie Schwartz (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Chain Gang of Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
cells; prisons

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

Lucky Song Parade Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Chain Gang of Space (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
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: 3) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"] (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)

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Super-Luck of Mr Luke! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Three Smashing Adventures of Superboy (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[Jean Dominique Cassini] (Table of Contents: 9)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Martian Freak! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Wallace
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Script credit suggested by Jerry Bails's Who's Who.

Stars? (Table of Contents: 12)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["If a man on the moon looked at the Earth..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mysteries in Space! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The Runaway World! (Table of Contents: 14)

Interplanetary Insurance, Inc / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
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: 15) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Chain Gang of Space!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Song Parade Co.
  3. 2. The Chain Gang of Space
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  8. 7. The Super-Luck of Mr Luke!
  9. 8. Three Smashing Adventures of Superboy
    Superboy
  10. 9. [Jean Dominique Cassini]
    Giants of the Telescope
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. The Martian Freak!
  13. 12. Stars?
    What Do You Know About
  14. 13. ["If a man on the moon looked at the Earth..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  15. 14. The Runaway World!
    Interplanetary Insurance, Inc
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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