(January 1958)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-11-24
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.


The Gorilla War Against Earth! (Table of Contents)

Darwin Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Darwin Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Acclaimed! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Gorilla War Against Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Darwin Jones
Synopsis
A talking gorilla claims to be part of an alien invasion force but Darwin Jones proves that it is a trick by another group of aliens to capture an atomic bomb.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Synopsis
After Dave unthinkingly goes along with some bad behavior by his friends, he realizes his mistake and decides to develop a code of conduct for everyone at his school to follow.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Warning out of Time! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Larry Lloyd finds a map underneath a painting by Leonardo Da Vinci that foretells natural disasters around the world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

DC Brings You the Kings of Comedy! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phobos -- Mars' closest satellite...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Bodyguard from Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien civilization whose sun is dying searches for the rare element that will rekindle it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

How to Measure the Diameter of the Sun (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Intelligence of Birds! (Table of Contents: 9)

Spotlight on Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Secret of the Sleeping Spaceman! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A comatose alien is found in a crashed spaceship and scientists try to figure out how to revive him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

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

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

Disneyland Tours / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gorilla War Against Earth!
    Darwin Jones
  2. 1. Acclaimed!
  3. 2. The Gorilla War Against Earth!
    Darwin Jones
  4. 3. Wanted: A Teen-Age Code
  5. 4. The Warning out of Time!
  6. 5. DC Brings You the Kings of Comedy!
  7. 6. ["Phobos -- Mars' closest satellite..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  8. 7. Bodyguard from Space!
  9. 8. How to Measure the Diameter of the Sun
  10. 9. Intelligence of Birds!
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. The Secret of the Sleeping Spaceman!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Disneyland Tours
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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