(February 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-12-28
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 Beast from Out of Time! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet
Reprints

Can You Draw Me? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Beast from Out of Time (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet [Adam Blake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (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)

[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
A whole year can pass by without...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Amazing Inventions of Hiram Thistle! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Mort Drucker
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: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Last Day on Earth! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Dr. Gary Thorpe shrinks to microscopic size so that he can marry a girl from a subatomic world.
Reprints
Keywords
shrinking; subatomic worlds

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by 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

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

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

The Spy from Space (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs (signed)
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: 14) (Expand) /

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

[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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Beast from Out of Time!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Can You Draw Me?
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Beast from Out of Time
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["A whole year can pass by without..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  8. 7. The Amazing Inventions of Hiram Thistle!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Song Parade Co.
  10. 9. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  11. 10. Last Day on Earth!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  14. 13. The Spy from Space
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  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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