(December 1955-January 1956)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1955-10-16
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.


[Space-Enemy Number One!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
police line-ups

Indexer Notes

Cover inks credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1)

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Space-Enemy Number One! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The Solar Police are searching for Dinagren, a master criminal who can appear to be from several different planets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Planets of Wonder! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although a year on Mars is equal to 687 Earth-days...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Mystery of the Mind-Reading Jewels! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
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: 7)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Sir William Herschel] (Table of Contents: 8)

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 Robot Without a World! (Table of Contents: 9)

Space Cabbie / comic story / 6 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.

[Discovery of the Planet Vulcan!] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Our Strange Universe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A great flock of globular clusters...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Science-Fiction Story That Saved the Earth! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The two main characters, Emmett Hamilton and Ray Bradford, are thinly disguised tributes to science-fiction writers (and Julius Schwartz clients) Edmond Hamilton and Ray Bradbury.

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

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

Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

How a Nation Is Born - Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 14)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Daisy Air Rifle / 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. [Space-Enemy Number One!]
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Space-Enemy Number One!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  6. 5. ["Although a year on Mars is equal to 687 Earth-days..."]
    Planets of Wonder!
  7. 6. Mystery of the Mind-Reading Jewels!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. [Sir William Herschel]
    Giants of the Telescope
  10. 9. The Robot Without a World!
    Space Cabbie
  11. 10. [Discovery of the Planet Vulcan!]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. ["A great flock of globular clusters..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  13. 12. The Science-Fiction Story That Saved the Earth!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Kings' Knights
  15. 14. How a Nation Is Born - Your United Nations at Work
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
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