(April-May 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1955-02-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Station MARS on the Air! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; microphones; television broadcasts; television cameras

Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie; Mervin Mouse

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Station MARS on the Air! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ag-Var; Bu-Marn; Willis; Dr. Benton
Synopsis
Martians travel to Earth but find it destroyed.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; time travel

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the boys and girls of America...

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can the planets Mercury and Venus ever be seen during the night?
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The First Interplanetary Fair! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
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: 6)

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Sir William Huggins] (Table of Contents: 7)

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.

Rescue Squad of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
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.

[The "Ups" and "Downs" of Space] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Our Amazing Sun! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Famous DC Symbol (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Explosive Man! (Table of Contents: 12)

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 from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Station MARS on the Air!
  2. 1. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Station MARS on the Air!
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    My Greatest Adventure; Superman
  5. 4. ["Can the planets Mercury and Venus ever be seen during the night?"]
    Mysteries in Space!
  6. 5. The First Interplanetary Fair!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  8. 7. [Sir William Huggins]
    Giants of the Telescope
  9. 8. Rescue Squad of Tomorrow!
  10. 9. [The "Ups" and "Downs" of Space]
    Wonders of Space
  11. 10. Our Amazing Sun!
  12. 11. The Famous DC Symbol
  13. 12. The Explosive Man!
    Interplanetary Insurance, Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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