(June-July 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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 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

Script and art credits for fillers verified by copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


Earth Is the Target! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
slide projector

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

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

Earth Is the Target! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
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.

Gravity-Bound! (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Calling Space-Doctor Duncan! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gene Colan
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.

["There's not much opportunity up here for me!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Destination Earth / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

One-Man Planet! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sy Barry (signed)
Inks:
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Star-Journeys through Space! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Mystery of the Counterfeit Space-Cabby! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Cabbie

Indexer Notes

The Space Cabbie (also known as Space Cabby) was first introduced in issue #21, but started being a regular feature with this issue. Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Superman Playsuit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Says: "There May Be a Career in Health for You!" (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Earth Is the Target!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. Earth Is the Target!
  4. 3. Gravity-Bound!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  6. 5. Calling Space-Doctor Duncan!
  7. 6. ["There's not much opportunity up here for me!"]
    Destination Earth
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. One-Man Planet!
  10. 9. Star-Journeys through Space!
    Wonders of Space
  11. 10. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure
  12. 11. Mystery of the Counterfeit Space-Cabby!
    Space Cabbie
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman Playsuit
  14. 13. Buzzy Says: "There May Be a Career in Health for You!"
    Buzzy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Muller
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk