(October-November 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1955-08-14
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Radio Planet! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Kane pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Sy Barry.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Radio Planet! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sid Greene
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.

Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 3)

Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An average of three eclipses of the sun and two of the moon occur each year.
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Journey to the Pygmy World! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Our Strange Universe / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to astronomical estimates, the mass of our Milky Way galaxy...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
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

Space-Flight to Danger! (Table of Contents: 8)

Space Cabbie / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
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: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Jan
Synopsis
Buzzy's friend Jan is eager to start school again in the fall because of all the great learning opportunities, even beyond classes and homework.

The Moons of Mars! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[Richard Anthony Proctor] (Table of Contents: 12)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

The Last Television Broadcast on Earth! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Schwinn American / 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. The Radio Planet!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Radio Planet!
  4. 3. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
    Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
  5. 4. ["An average of three eclipses of the sun and two of the moon occur each year."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  6. 5. Journey to the Pygmy World!
  7. 6. ["According to astronomical estimates, the mass of our Milky Way galaxy..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Space-Flight to Danger!
    Space Cabbie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  11. 10. Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?"
    Buzzy
  12. 11. The Moons of Mars!
    Wonders of Space
  13. 12. [Richard Anthony Proctor]
    Giants of the Telescope
  14. 13. The Last Television Broadcast on Earth!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn American
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
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