(August-September 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julie 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

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)

["The Earth's rotation carries objects round and round..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

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
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

["Attention! A leopard has broken loose..."] (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)

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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:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk