(February 1959)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
On-sale date
1958-12-04
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Sky-High Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
spacesuits

Indexer Notes

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

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
A group of kids discover the library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Sky-High Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Planets of Wonder! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The planet Mercury is so small...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Our Strange Universe / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If space is curved...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The 24,000-Hour Day! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Brad Stanton; Jerome Baxter; Jim Kirby
Synopsis
Brad Stanton and Jim Kirby answer an ad for space-miners promising to pay them $1000 a day. When they sign on they learn that one day on this asteroid is 24,000 hours long.
Reprints

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: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Frederick Wilhelm Bessel] (Table of Contents: 10)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

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

Wonders of Space / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz (Science Editor)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Science Editor: In the 'Wonders of Space' feature...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from P.M. and L.S.

Dummy That Saved the Earth (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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: 13) (Expand) /

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

Can an Invulnerable Gorilla with Kryptonite Vision Defeat Superman? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Meteorites! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sky-High Man!
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. The Sky-High Man!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["The planet Mercury is so small..."]
    Planets of Wonder!
  6. 5. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  7. 6. ["If space is curved..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The 24,000-Hour Day!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. [Frederick Wilhelm Bessel]
    Giants of the Telescope
  12. 11. ["Dear Science Editor: In the 'Wonders of Space' feature..."]
    Wonders of Space
  13. 12. Dummy That Saved the Earth
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. Can an Invulnerable Gorilla with Kryptonite Vision Defeat Superman?
    Superman
  16. 15. Meteorites!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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