(February 1955)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-12-26
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.


The Human Icicle! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

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

The Human Icicle! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A humanoid alien from Pluto who has temporarily exchanged himself with an Earth scientist must be subjected to absolute zero temperatures or he will die.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1954
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G, Donenfeld, R. Liebowitz, S.U. Sampliner, J.S. Liebowitz & A.I. Menin as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, A.I. Menin & J.I. Golinko as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J. Liebowitz, A. Donenfeld, F. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc,. all at 480 Lexington Avenue, New York 17, N.Y.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky's Special Christmas Quiz (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky
Synopsis
Descriptions of Christmas customs in various countries.

Martian Masquerade! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A Martian invader thinks that he has successfully disguised himself as an Earth man but one thing gives him away.

Indexer Notes

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

Falling Objects! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

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

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The black patches visible on the moon are mountains...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Interplanetary Swap Shop! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
George and Betty Horton have a fish tank that somehow acts as a portal to Venus where objects can he exchanged between the planets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Planetary Movements!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every square yard of the earth's surface directly exposed to the sun...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Millionaire Robot! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A renegade robot inherits a huge fortune from his creator, then proceeds to squander it and behave recklessly.

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues in the following issue (#54).

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

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

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Human Icicle!
  2. 1. ["Now - For the first time..."]
    My Greatest Adventure
  3. 2. The Human Icicle!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. Binky's Special Christmas Quiz
    Binky
  7. 6. Martian Masquerade!
  8. 7. Falling Objects!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. ["The black patches visible on the moon are mountains..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That
  11. 10. Interplanetary Swap Shop!
  12. 11. [Planetary Movements!]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. ["Every square yard of the earth's surface directly exposed to the sun..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  14. 13. The Millionaire Robot! [Part 1]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
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