(August 1956)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Zero Hour for Earth! (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 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.

["The famous meteor crater in Arizona was created by the crash of a single meteor..."] (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:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

["The ostrich, the largest bird on Earth..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

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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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