(February-March 1955)

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 Hitchhiker of Space! (Table of Contents)

Space Cabbie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
hitchhiking; spacecraft

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

My Greatest Adventure / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Hitchhiker of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Cabbie
Synopsis:
The Space Cabbie must hitch-hike from Earth to Jupiter to retrieve his stolen cab.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hitch-hiking; Jovian; Jupiter; Martian; taxi; Venusian

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Denys Howard and From Beyond the Unknown (1969 series) #18. Writer credit originally given to Otto Binder. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky's Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Planet That Imitated Earth! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Biela's Comet, Brooks' Comet, The Great Comet of 1843] (Table of Contents: 7)

Curious Comets! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

["The distinctive Red Spot of Jupiter has disappeared..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The Unearthly Earthman! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
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.

[Cosmic Explosion!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["The Sun keeps the Earth circling in its orbit..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Duel in the Stars (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

Indexer Notes

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

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hitchhiker of Space!
    Space Cabbie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    My Greatest Adventure
  3. 2. Hitchhiker of Space!
    Space Cabbie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Binky's Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
    Binky
  6. 5. The Planet That Imitated Earth!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [Biela's Comet, Brooks' Comet, The Great Comet of 1843]
    Curious Comets!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. ["The distinctive Red Spot of Jupiter has disappeared..."]
    Planets of Wonder!
  11. 10. The Unearthly Earthman!
  12. 11. [Cosmic Explosion!]
    Wonders of Space
  13. 12. ["The Sun keeps the Earth circling in its orbit..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  14. 13. Duel in the Stars
    Interplanetary Insurance, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
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