(March 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 Planet of Ancient Children! (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:

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Planet of Ancient Children! (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:
science fiction; superhero

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) /

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

["Millions of readers know..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["There is no limit to how long a total solar eclipse can last..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

I Delivered Mail from Mars! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Smith; Wilson; Vaggo Xat
Synopsis:
Mailman Joe Smith finds a mysterious letter from Mars as part of his delivery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Eternal Prisoner (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (signed)
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: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Eye-Dropper World (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
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: 15) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Dollar Mystery Guild / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Planet of Ancient Children!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Planet of Ancient Children!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Buzzy
  6. 5. ["There is no limit to how long a total solar eclipse can last..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  7. 6. I Delivered Mail from Mars!
  8. 7. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  11. 10. The Eternal Prisoner
  12. 11. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  14. 13. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. The Eye-Dropper World
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Dollar Mystery Guild
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