(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)
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. 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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Al Capp]
Inks
? [as Al Capp]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

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)

Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure / 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...

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)

Superman Playsuit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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