(August 1956)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-06-24
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.


Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Wilson Chemical Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The 5000 Prize DC Slogan Contest (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!" (Table of Contents: 4)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

Raiders from the Ultra-Violet! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The famous meteor crater in Arizona was created by the crash of a single meteor...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ostrich, the largest bird on Earth...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Living Meteor! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
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 to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

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

Lightning Strikes! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Man Who Ate Sunshine! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Charlie Linton
Synopsis
Charlie Linton doesn't eat but gains weight because his body is absorbing sunshine. He uses his new ability to power the first small manned rocket into space.
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: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Zero Hour for Earth!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Company
  3. 2. Zero Hour for Earth!
  4. 3. The 5000 Prize DC Slogan Contest
  5. 4. Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!"
    Peter Porkchops
  6. 5. Raiders from the Ultra-Violet!
  7. 6. ["The famous meteor crater in Arizona was created by the crash of a single meteor..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  8. 7. ["The ostrich, the largest bird on Earth..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  9. 8. The Living Meteor!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  11. 10. Lightning Strikes!
    Spotlight on Science
  12. 11. The Man Who Ate Sunshine!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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