(April 1955)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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); Julie 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

The Gorilla Who Challenged the World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

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

The Gorilla Who Challenged the World [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sy Barry
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Jonas Mills
Synopsis:
Dr. Mills tests his super-intelligence serum on a gorilla who then escapes and uses his super-intelligence to go on a crime spree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

["During the course of a working week..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Movie Men from Mars! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
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) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A World Destroyed! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Day the Sun Exploded! (Table of Contents: 8)

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.

["Mercury -- the smallest planet in the solar system..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Solar System Sizes! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

The Famous DC Symbol (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Planet X!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Invisible Spaceman! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
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.

Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Table of Contents: 13)

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 back cover.

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gorilla Who Challenged the World!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  3. 2. The Gorilla Who Challenged the World [Part 1]
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    My Greatest Adventure; Superman
  5. 4. ["During the course of a working week..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  6. 5. Movie Men from Mars!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  8. 7. A World Destroyed!
  9. 8. The Day the Sun Exploded!
  10. 9. ["Mercury -- the smallest planet in the solar system..."]
    Solar System Sizes!
  11. 10. The Famous DC Symbol
  12. 11. [Planet X!]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. The Invisible Spaceman!
  14. 13. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  15. 14. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
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  • Matthias Hofmann
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