(May 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-03-24
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 Plant that Plotted Murder! (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
Characters
Captain Comet
Reprints

Binky Says: "Welcome Amigo!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

The Plant That Plotted Murder! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet

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) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

A Switch in Time! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
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.

The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The City That Went Mad (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Joe Giella
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) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 200-inch mirror of the new Mt. Palomar telescope...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[Ring Around the Earth!] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Man Who Couldn't Die (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
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.

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It will be possible to build a telescope on Earth which could show planets that revolve around other stars...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Plant that Plotted Murder!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Welcome Amigo!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Plant That Plotted Murder!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. ["I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. A Switch in Time!
  7. 6. The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. The City That Went Mad
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  10. 9. ["The 200-inch mirror of the new Mt. Palomar telescope..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  11. 10. [Ring Around the Earth!]
    Spotlight on Science
  12. 11. The Man Who Couldn't Die
  13. 12. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Superman
  14. 13. ["It will be possible to build a telescope on Earth which could show planets that revolve around other stars..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
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