(May 1956)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-03-20
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 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.


The Man Who Couldn't Drown! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
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) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Couldn't Drown! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
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: 3) (Expand) /

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Solar System Sizes! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of the 1600 minor planets (asteroids) discovered to date...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Comparisons between the size of Mercury and Australia, the Moon and Europe, and the Sun against other stars.
Reprints

Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Strange Gift from Space! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Satellite Statistics! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From Phoebe, the outermost satellite of Saturn...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stripes on a zebra are black...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Balloons That Lifted a City! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Gil Kane
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: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A football composed of the same material...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Game of Science! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
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; the original indexer credited the pencils to Manny Stallman.

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

Showcase; Kings of the Wild / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Davy to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Couldn't Drown!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Man Who Couldn't Drown!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  5. 4. ["Of the 1600 minor planets (asteroids) discovered to date..."]
    Solar System Sizes!
  6. 5. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books!
    Superman
  7. 6. Strange Gift from Space!
  8. 7. ["From Phoebe, the outermost satellite of Saturn..."]
    Satellite Statistics!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. ["The stripes on a zebra are black..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  11. 10. The Balloons That Lifted a City!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. ["A football composed of the same material..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  14. 13. The Game of Science!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Kings of the Wild
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. Davy to the Rescue!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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