(October 1958)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-08-21
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.


Secret of the Space Giant! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Secret of the Space-Giant! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome ?; Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The Earth is invaded by aliens who use giant human shaped starships. They are defeated when they are tricked into believing that their home world is under attack.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Lost -- a Free Education! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[Glacier... Iceberg...] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Reprints

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

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

The Human Time Machine! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
There's been considerable discussion lately of sending a rocket off the earth...
Genre
non-fiction

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

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
During the course of a year, the Earth receives as much heat and light from the moon as it receives in 13 seconds from the sun...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Throwback World! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Space Giant!
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Secret of the Space-Giant!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Lost -- a Free Education!
    Binky
  6. 5. Do You Know the Legend of Superman?
    Superboy
  7. 6. [Glacier... Iceberg...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. The Human Time Machine!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. ["There's been considerable discussion lately of sending a rocket off the earth..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  12. 11. ["During the course of a year, the Earth receives as much heat and light from the moon as it receives in 13 seconds from the sun..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  13. 12. Throwback World!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Giant Dinosaurs
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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