(June-July 1956)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1956-04-10
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 Riddle of the Vanishing Earthmen! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
dining; spacecraft

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics; the original indexer credited the inks to Bernard Sachs.

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

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

Riddle of the Vanishing Earthmen! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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: 3) (Expand) /

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Binky Presents "Pioneers of 1976!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs

The Secret of the Space-Bomb! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

A New Star Has Been Added to the Superman-DC "Line of Stars"! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Sir Arthur S. Eddington] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Information about the scientific theories developed by British astronomer Arthur Eddington.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Basic information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

The Pea-Pod Planet! (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

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (29 August 2007)

Einstein's Great Gamble! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It has been estimated that there are about 200 billion stars in our galaxy...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

There's No Place Like Earth! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Bernard Sachs
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: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Autos, Buses & Trucks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Movyland Studios; Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Riddle of the Vanishing Earthmen!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  3. 2. Riddle of the Vanishing Earthmen!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. Binky Presents "Pioneers of 1976!"
    Binky
  7. 6. The Secret of the Space-Bomb!
  8. 7. A New Star Has Been Added to the Superman-DC "Line of Stars"!
    Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners
  9. 8. [Sir Arthur S. Eddington]
    Giants of the Telescope
  10. 9. The Pea-Pod Planet!
    Space Cabbie
  11. 10. Einstein's Great Gamble!
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. ["It has been estimated that there are about 200 billion stars in our galaxy..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  13. 12. There's No Place Like Earth!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Autos, Buses & Trucks
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Movyland Studios; Dean Studios
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