(August 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-06-28
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 Man Who Sold the Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

I Wanted to Be an Artist! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Sold the Earth! (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
"Silky" Sloane
Synopsis
The con-man "Silky" Sloane tries to sell the Earth to a group of aliens.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Credits for script, 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)

Gains Fame in Race with Flame (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The centrifugal force of the Earth...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Hands Across the Universe! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

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

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Super-Perfect Servant! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ken Sabin (unemployed chemist); Mrs. Sabin; robot (villain)
Synopsis
Unemployed chemist Ken Sabin receives a letter in the mail, offering him for $100 what is considered to be one of the finest robots ever built, to be used as a house servant. His wife suggests that he apply for a job there, and he soon has one of the robots to use around the house. However, something makes him very suspicious of the metal servants being produced...something sinister!

[Classroom of Stars!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustrated masthead.

Join Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Worlds Within Worlds! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Song Parade Co. / 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 Man Who Sold the Earth!
  2. 1. I Wanted to Be an Artist!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Man Who Sold the Earth!
  4. 3. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  5. 4. Gains Fame in Race with Flame
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. ["The centrifugal force of the Earth..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  7. 6. Hands Across the Universe!
  8. 7. ["Attention! A leopard has broken loose..."]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  11. 10. The Super-Perfect Servant!
  12. 11. [Classroom of Stars!]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. Join Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy
    Congo Bill
  14. 13. Worlds Within Worlds!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Song Parade Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
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