(January 1956)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-11-23
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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Gorillas in Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Gorillas in Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Alien invaders pretend to be humans accidentally mutated into gorillas.
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) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Maze of Mars (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
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.

Boys and Girls Make This A... Super Christmas! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Man Who Discovered the West Pole! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Electrical energy from a passing comet changes the laws of physics on Earth which causes pandemonium. Scientist Paul Gibson travels to the hypothesized West Pole, where he must reverse the electrical polarity of the planet to restore things to normal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Best Present of All (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy

Amazing Direction-Finding Birds! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Atoms are so tiny that if an ordinary room...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Earth-Drowners! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens from Venus are hiding underwater and planning a larger invasion. They hypnotize a deep sea diver into helping them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All the energy within an atom bomb...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gorillas in Space!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Gorillas in Space!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Maze of Mars
  6. 5. Boys and Girls Make This A... Super Christmas!
  7. 6. The Man Who Discovered the West Pole!
  8. 7. The Best Present of All
    Binky
  9. 8. Amazing Direction-Finding Birds!
    Spotlight on Science
  10. 9. ["Atoms are so tiny that if an ordinary room..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  12. 11. The Earth-Drowners!
  13. 12. ["All the energy within an atom bomb..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
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