(June-July 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1954-04-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius 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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Man in the Martian Mask! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Man in the Iron Mask homage

Binky Says: "Act Your Age!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man in the Martian Mask! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
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: 3)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Planets of Wonder! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The American astronomer, William Pickering, was 'robbed'...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Planet of No Return! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Gil Kane
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [Ray T.]
Inks
Ray Thompson [Ray T.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go see the lions and tigers now...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

sequential art ad for Fleer's Dubble Bubble gum

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the first earthman reaches the moon...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Boomerang Meteors (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Invisible Planets!] (Table of Contents: 12)

Wonders of Space / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[William Lassell] (Table of Contents: 13)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

Interplanetary Insomnia, Inc.! (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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Step right up, folks...

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Underseas Treasure (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man in the Martian Mask!
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Act Your Age!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Man in the Martian Mask!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["The American astronomer, William Pickering, was 'robbed'..."]
    Planets of Wonder!
  6. 5. The Planet of No Return!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  8. 7. ["Let's go see the lions and tigers now..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. ["When the first earthman reaches the moon..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  11. 10. The Boomerang Meteors
  12. 11. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  13. 12. [Invisible Planets!]
    Wonders of Space
  14. 13. [William Lassell]
    Giants of the Telescope
  15. 14. Interplanetary Insomnia, Inc.!
    Interplanetary Insurance, Inc
  16. 15. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. Underseas Treasure
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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