(April-May 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing
Jerry Siegel?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia states "published bi-monthly by Approved Comics, Inc.".


Terror from the Sky! (Table of Contents)

Lars of Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Allen Anderson (painting)
Inks
Allen Anderson (painting)
Colors
Allen Anderson (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Lars of Mars
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit authenticated by article in ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE No. 18 Winter 2007.

Do People Live on Mars? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Characters
Orson Welles
Synopsis
Facts about Mars and our history of thinking people live there.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Lars of Mars (Table of Contents: 2)

Lars of Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Lars of Mars (introduction)
Synopsis
Lars comes to Earth to investigate an H-bomb detonation, but ends up starring in his own TV show as a cover.

Villain or Hero? (Table of Contents: 3)

Lars of Mars / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Lars of Mars; Schemer Bixby
Synopsis
Schemer Bixby, a crime boss, kidnaps Lars and forces him to help in a bank robbery.

The Boomerang (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Amazing Adventures No. 3 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Pirates of the Airways! (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Ken Brady, Rocket Pilot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ken Brady
Reprints

Modern Miracles (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Strange but true facts, including a man whose coffin got washed out to sea and ended up back where he was born, 2000 miles away!

The Terror from the Sky (Table of Contents: 8)

Lars of Mars / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Lars of Mars

Solar Facts (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Facts about the solar system.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Terror from the Sky!
    Lars of Mars
  2. 1. Do People Live on Mars?
  3. 2. Lars of Mars
    Lars of Mars
  4. 3. Villain or Hero?
    Lars of Mars
  5. 4. The Boomerang
  6. 5. Amazing Adventures No. 3
  7. 6. Pirates of the Airways!
    Captain Ken Brady, Rocket Pilot
  8. 7. Modern Miracles
  9. 8. The Terror from the Sky
    Lars of Mars
  10. 9. Solar Facts
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