(June-July 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-04-10
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)

Issue Notes

Script and art credits for fillers verified by copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986. On-sale date from copyright registration.

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.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's not much opportunity up here for me!
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

[no title indexed] (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
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  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)
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