(January 1955)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-11-24
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 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.


Prisoner of the Parakeets! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

You Can Become an Amazing New 3-D He-Man Like We Did (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Prisoner of the Parakeets! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Walden
Synopsis
The combination of an atomic bomb test and an strange meteorite has caused a flock of parakeets to evolve into giant birds with intelligence rivaling humans but John Walden lures them to destruction before they can cause any harm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Tootsie Rolls Will Be on Television in the Tootsie Land Float (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Mystery of the Martian Canals (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Short feature about the canals on Mars.
Reprints

Twinkle, Twinkle, Deadly Star! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the bottom of the ocean the temperature remains practically uniform...
Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Odd facts about carnivorous plants, ocean temperature, and the sun.
Reprints

Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Science Snaps / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Black attracts bees more than any other color!
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Odd facts about bees, silence, milk, oceans and vocal cords.
Reprints

The Flying Saucer Boomerang! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Star Eclipse!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

Interplanetary Postcard! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Howdy Doody Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Here Is the Game of Games (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Electric Game Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoner of the Parakeets!
  2. 1. You Can Become an Amazing New 3-D He-Man Like We Did
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Prisoner of the Parakeets!
  4. 3. Tootsie Rolls Will Be on Television in the Tootsie Land Float
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Look - there's Ruffy!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  6. 5. Mystery of the Martian Canals
  7. 6. Twinkle, Twinkle, Deadly Star!
  8. 7. ["At the bottom of the ocean the temperature remains practically uniform..."]
    Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
  9. 8. Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. ["Black attracts bees more than any other color!"]
    Science Snaps
  11. 10. The Flying Saucer Boomerang!
  12. 11. [Star Eclipse!]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. Interplanetary Postcard!
  14. 13. ["Yippee! Ride it cowboy!"]
    Schwinn Bicycles
  15. 14. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Howdy Doody Color Television Set
    Josely Co.
  16. 15. Here Is the Game of Games
    The Electric Game Co., Inc.
  17. 16. New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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