(May 1955)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-03-22
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 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 Fish-Men of Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fish-Men of Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Susy; Dr. Stanton Walker; Jim
Synopsis
Aliens use a weapon that causes the atmosphere of Earth to become super-dense, like their homeworld. Dr. Walker and his assistant Jim find a way to counter the effect.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Wandering Stars! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Binky Gives "Tips on Camping!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Bertram "Binky" Biggs; Little Allergy
Synopsis
Binky gives Allergy some lessons on camping without harming either yourself or the environment.

Explorers of the Crystal Moon! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Henry Sharp
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)

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The nucleus of an atom...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 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
Humans and animals go through the same progressive stages...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Sculptor Who Saved the World! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
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.

Weighty Problems (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

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

The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Jungle Emperor (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sy Barry (signed)
Inks
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
King Gorilla; Dr. Jonas Mills
Synopsis
Dr. Mills stops the mutated King Gorilla and returns him to normal gorilla intelligence.
Reprints
Keywords
gorilla

Indexer Notes

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

Story is the sequel to "The Gorilla Who Challenged the World" in Strange Adventures #55.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there any other planet in the solar system...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fish-Men of Earth!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Fish-Men of Earth!
  4. 3. Wandering Stars!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  6. 5. Binky Gives "Tips on Camping!"
    Binky
  7. 6. Explorers of the Crystal Moon!
  8. 7. ["The nucleus of an atom..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["Humans and animals go through the same progressive stages..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  11. 10. The Sculptor Who Saved the World!
  12. 11. Weighty Problems
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog; Tomahawk
  14. 13. The Jungle Emperor
  15. 14. ["Is there any other planet in the solar system..."]
    Mysteries in Space
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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