(December 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-10-13
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.


You Stole Our Planet! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children! (Table of Contents: 1)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Earth Gladiator (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens will take possession of Earth unless John Trent can defeat their champion in a game of survival. Though out-gunned, Trent uses his wits to protect the world.
Reprints

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

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, dear. We'll make the trip and be back in time for dinner!
Genre
humor

The One and Only Superman (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Remarkable Mr. Multiplier (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Thad Merkel invents a machine to mass-produce copies of things like cars and planes, but the machine seems to have a childlike mind of its own. This playfulness helps the inventor stop a group of thieves, but the idea of a self-aware machine is too dangerous, and Merkel destroys its master circuit.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I shall look into the past...
Genre
humor

I Was Marooned on Planet Earth (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A Saturnian is accidentally rocketed to Earth where he must find a source of radium in order to return home.
Reprints

Ghostly Re-Enactments (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

You Stole Our Planet (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alec; Marcus; Intalla; Bwhalli
Synopsis
Working on a way to create a barrier against nuclear fallout, two scientists are visited by creatures accusing humans of having stolen their world. Eventually the creatures realize they are not on their planet and the scientists reverse their experiment, sending the creatures back to their universe.
Reprints

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

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

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You Stole Our Planet!
  2. 1. The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children!
    Binky
  3. 2. The Earth Gladiator
  4. 3. ["Don't worry, dear. We'll make the trip and be back in time for dinner!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  5. 4. The One and Only Superman
    Superman
  6. 5. The Remarkable Mr. Multiplier
  7. 6. ["I shall look into the past..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  8. 7. I Was Marooned on Planet Earth
  9. 8. Ghostly Re-Enactments
  10. 9. You Stole Our Planet
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  13. 12. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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  • Gregory Fischer
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