(September 1955)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1955-07-24
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) (editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Across the Ages! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
History runs wild when Columbus, Napoleon, and Cleopatra journey through time from the past to the present!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Columbus; Napoleon; Cleopatra
Reprints

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Across the Ages! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So Columbus thinks he's more popular here in the twentieth century than I--Napoleon Bonaparte!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Columbus; Napoleon; Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Time Conductor
Synopsis
While transporting three famous people from the past to the future the Time Conductor's time machine breaks down in the 20th century.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

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

Boys! Girls! Enter the Big Tootsie Roll Contest-Now! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Giant sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada Mountains...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three panels with text.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / comics-form advertising / 0.33 page (report information)

The Man Who Remembered 100,000 Years Ago! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The unearthly glow is increasing in intensity!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Quentin Ross
Reprints
Keywords
cadmium; meteors; racial memory; radiation

Indexer Notes

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

Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Planets revolve in circular orbits around the sun...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text.

Orphan of the Stars (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I--I have the power of mind over matter!
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Daisy Gunbook Ready! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Mysteries of Migration!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The marvelous migratory movements of birds from one region of the earth to another have fascinated man ever since the first bird-watcher caught a glimpse of these wing creatures in mass flight across the sky.

Indexer Notes

This feature contains two articles:
1. Mysteries of Migration!
2. Chemical Behavior of Elements!

World at the Edge of the Universe! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kyp, look! Twin worlds--joined together by a natural land bridge!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kyp; Ted Carter; Jakkus
Synopsis
Ted Carter is the student chosen to represent Earth in a tour of the galaxy for prized students. At first, Ted is useless because he has no training of other worlds, but eventually a problem arises that the other students can't solve but Ted can.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Bodies for Old! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Miracle Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Across the Ages!
  2. 1. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. Across the Ages!
  4. 3. Boys! Girls! Enter the Big Tootsie Roll Contest-Now!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Giant sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada Mountains..."]
    Amazing Ratios...
  6. 5. ["Gangway, Fosdick!!"]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. The Man Who Remembered 100,000 Years Ago!
  8. 7. Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  9. 8. ["Planets revolve in circular orbits around the sun..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  10. 9. Orphan of the Stars
  11. 10. Daisy Gunbook Ready!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  12. 11. [Mysteries of Migration!]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. World at the Edge of the Universe!
  14. 13. ["If you get a stunning $10.98 dress without paying 1¢...will you wear and show it in your community?"]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  15. 14. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Colonial Studios, Inc.
  16. 15. New Bodies for Old!
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. ["Makes cold drinks instantly!"]
    Miracle Aid
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