(July 1958)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-05-22
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 Fishermen of Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Fishermen of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Meet the Space Ranger (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; Space Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prominences of the sun often shoot out to a distance of 250,000 miles...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Secret of the Planetary Cones! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Science Snaps / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Boy in the Moon! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Spotlight on Science / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz [as Science Editor]
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've heard that it is impossible to put on paper an accurate scale of the sun and the nine planets.

Indexer Notes

Letters from L. D., M. A., J. T.

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

Strange Satellites / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The combined gravitational pull of Saturn's five innermost satellites...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

Elevator to the Future! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Jackson
Synopsis
One day Tom Jackson departs the elevator in his office building and discovers he is now in the future where he helps free humanity from alien control.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fishermen of Space!
  2. 1. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  3. 2. The Fishermen of Space!
  4. 3. Meet the Space Ranger
    Showcase; Space Ranger
  5. 4. ["Prominences of the sun often shoot out to a distance of 250,000 miles..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  6. 5. Secret of the Planetary Cones!
  7. 6. ["It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water..."]
    Science Snaps
  8. 7. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  9. 8. The Boy in the Moon!
  10. 9. ["I've heard that it is impossible to put on paper an accurate scale of the sun and the nine planets."]
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. ["The combined gravitational pull of Saturn's five innermost satellites..."]
    Strange Satellites
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. Elevator to the Future!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
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