(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
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); Julie 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

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)

["The planet Mercury is so small..."] (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

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)

["If space is curved..."] (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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

[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.

["Dear Science Editor: In the 'Wonders of Space' feature..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

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)

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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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