(March 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1952 Series
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover date is Spring 1952; indicia date is March 1952.


Mission Thru Space (Table of Contents)

Crusader from Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Peek Into the Future (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Mission Through Space (Table of Contents: 2)

Crusader from Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Origin story for Tarka (Crusader from Mars), who was found guilty of murdering a rival for a woman's affections. He is sent to Earth to fight crime as his penance.

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Death in the Soil (Table of Contents: 3)

Crusader from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Henry Sharp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Noise! Tomorrow's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Silverman
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

The Tower of Jacob Dis (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos (signed)
Inks
George Roussos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Escape to Nowhere (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Becker
Inks
Mike Becker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Pest Invention (Table of Contents: 7)

Professor Birdbrain / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mission Thru Space
    Crusader from Mars
  2. 1. Peek Into the Future
  3. 2. Mission Through Space
    Crusader from Mars
  4. 3. Death in the Soil
    Crusader from Mars
  5. 4. Noise! Tomorrow's Secret Weapon
  6. 5. The Tower of Jacob Dis
  7. 6. Escape to Nowhere
  8. 7. The Pest Invention
    Professor Birdbrain
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Walls
  • Gene Reed
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls