(February 1957)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1956-12-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The World That Slipped Out of Space! (Table of Contents)

Darwin Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That convict's last request before walking the last mile was for those toy balloons! Why?
Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
balloons; prison cell

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscle and Load T-N-T in Your Fists (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The World That Slipped Out of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

Darwin Jones / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This anti-matter explosion about to be set off up here is a menace to me!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Torrence [Lobo]; Darwin Jones; Miss Peters
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. An inker was not listed in the editorial records, but art scholars believe Bernard Sachs was the inker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If the world's tallest tree (the 273-foot tall, 101-foot round "General Sherman" in Sequoia National Park, California) were cut up, it could furnish enough wood to supply a box of matches to every person on Earth.
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those people in the air! They must be riding an invisible Ferris wheel!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Arthur Gail; Mr. Bliss; Fairlie
Synopsis
An accident causes Arthur Gail to lose the ability to see anything that is not organic which allows him to clear himself when charged with stealing his companies secret formula.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Started by the ancient Greeks, the Olympic games stand for international friendship through fine sportsmanship.
Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; sports
Synopsis
Feature on 1956 Winter Olympics.

Indexer Notes

This PSA is produced in sequential comics-art style.

Buy Daisy Fun with Your Christmas Money! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Paul Revere of Time! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thunderclaps from that cloud--sounding like a human voice!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Henry Brown [Vor Dex]
Reprints
Keywords
Chicago (Illinois); comet

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Animal-Like Behavior of Plants! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At first thought, it would hardly seem possible that there could be any striking similarities between the life processes of two such widely different types of living things as plants and animals.
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Mental Star-Rover! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The space-adventures you write are so vivid, Hal Crane... as if you actually live them!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hal Crane; Jakkon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World That Slipped Out of Space!
    Darwin Jones
  2. 1. We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscle and Load T-N-T in Your Fists
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The World That Slipped Out of Space!
    Darwin Jones
  4. 3. ["If the world's tallest tree (the 273-foot tall, 101-foot round "General Sherman" in Sequoia National Park, California) were cut up, it could furnish enough wood to supply a box of matches to every person on Earth."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  5. 4. The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail!
  6. 5. Winter Sports Champions of the World
  7. 6. Buy Daisy Fun with Your Christmas Money!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  8. 7. The Paul Revere of Time!
  9. 8. ["We love those Smith Brothers Wild Cherry cough drops!"]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. Animal-Like Behavior of Plants!
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. The Mental Star-Rover!
  12. 11. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
  13. 12. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    100 Toy Soldiers
  14. 13. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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