(May 1957)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-03-19
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.


[Mind Robbers of Venus!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane ?
Colors
Jack Adler (wash)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Title added by John Fallon via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Mind Robbers of Venus! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
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: 3)

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

What's the Difference Between-- / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A glacier... An iceberg...
Genre
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Script and art credit verified from records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Worlds That Switched Places! (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

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided 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
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A hurricane moves rapidly across the Earth...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Script and art credit verified from records sent to Gene Reed from Nelon Bridwell in 1986.

The Anti-Invasion Machine! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jul Van; Ralph Baxter
Synopsis
An invasion fleet from Pluto approaches Earth, but Ralph Baxter knows how to stop them.
Reprints
Keywords
alien invasion; Pluto

Indexer Notes

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

How to Regulate Your Watch by the Stars! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest...

Indexer Notes

Lists names of winners whose names begin with D-F-G-X.

The Man Who Cheated Time! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

A Date with Effie (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Mind Robbers of Venus!]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Mind Robbers of Venus!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  5. 4. ["A glacier... An iceberg..."]
    What's the Difference Between--
  6. 5. The Worlds That Switched Places!
  7. 6. ["A hurricane moves rapidly across the Earth..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That
  8. 7. The Anti-Invasion Machine!
  9. 8. How to Regulate Your Watch by the Stars!
  10. 9. ["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."]
  11. 10. The Man Who Cheated Time!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. A Date with Effie
  15. 14. Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery!
    Wilson Chemical Company
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