(August-September 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1954-06-02
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 Interplanetary Merry-Go-Round! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
merry-go-rounds

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents: 1)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Interplanetary Merry-Go-Round (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Outcast of Space
Synopsis
The Outcast of Space is killed saving people at the space carnival.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Earth's rotation carries objects round and round...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Destination--Earth! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
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.

Now 10¢ (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Edwin Powell Hubble] (Table of Contents: 8)

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.

Space-Taxi! (Table of Contents: 9)

Space Cabbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Space Cabbie (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

This story is not on Binder's personal listing of stories he did, although he's still averred, by various sources, to have written this. This is the very first of the Space Cabbie stories, and many others that followed were written by him. ? added by Craig Delich.

[Earth Grazers!] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Rocket-Race Jockey! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
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: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Interplanetary Merry-Go-Round!
  2. 1. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Interplanetary Merry-Go-Round
  4. 3. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  6. 5. ["The Earth's rotation carries objects round and round..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  7. 6. Destination--Earth!
  8. 7. Now 10¢
    World's Finest Comics
  9. 8. [Edwin Powell Hubble]
    Giants of the Telescope
  10. 9. Space-Taxi!
    Space Cabbie
  11. 10. [Earth Grazers!]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. ["Attention! A leopard has broken loose..."]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. Rocket-Race Jockey!
    Interplanetary Insurance, Inc
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • John Censullo
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk