(October 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-08-13
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)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver 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.


The Man Who Collected Worlds! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Without a World (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Howard Chase accepts the opportunity to leave Earth forever offered by aliens, but he eventually becomes homesick. The aliens insist he keep his part of the bargain until he saves the life of one of them.
Reprints

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

Dairy Queen / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

The Riddle of the Glass Bubble (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Mr. Ward
Synopsis
A bomb meant for another planet will destroy Earth in 12 days unless someone finds a way to deactivate it. Though scientists are stumped a boy's dog whistle proves just the thing.
Reprints
Keywords
atomic bomb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Silk Gauze (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Colors
?
Letters
Morris Waldinger

Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Amazing Swap Shop (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
People are able to barter for amazing scientific marvels at an odd little shop, but only for a brief time, as the proprietor is only collecting Earth objects for his space fair for a limited time.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor, your robot is marvelous...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Specter Who Stole a Fortune (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Man Who Collected Planets (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Astronomer Bradley Wells is abducted by the alien Sardor who has captured and shrunk several planets to extract their elemental resources. But Wells traps Sardor, returns the planets to their proper sizes and positions, and returns to Earth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Collected Worlds!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  3. 2. The Man Without a World
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dairy Queen
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  7. 6. The Riddle of the Glass Bubble
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  9. 8. Silk Gauze
  10. 9. The Amazing Swap Shop
  11. 10. ["Professor, your robot is marvelous..."]
    Professor Eureka
  12. 11. The Specter Who Stole a Fortune
  13. 12. The Man Who Collected Planets
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
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