(February 1959)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 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

["A giant from space-- Climbing down that fantastic stalk!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Giant from Beyond! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Billy Johnson; Harry Johnson; Air Force Captain Craig Johnson; Hulda; Clell
Synopsis:
When a giant beanstalk appears on Earth and a giant alien being begins crawling down the beanstalk. Captain Craig Johnson volunteers to stop him.
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)

["A human being could grow 60 feet tall.."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

[Breeze... Gale... Hurricane...] (Table of Contents: 6)

What's the Difference Between... / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; nature

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Prize Fish of Venus! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A boy catching a fish to win a tournament is interrupted by an alien cop who also needs that particular fish to prove a theft - on Venus!
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: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Spotlight on Science / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Mystery of the Twin Spaceships! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Earth awaits the return of the first starship to Alpha Centauri. But two spaceships arrive, with two identical crews! One set of duplicates hides a sinister secret to destroy Earth, but how can Earthmen tell which crew is real?
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: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

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

Lotta-Stamps-a-Month Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A giant from space-- Climbing down that fantastic stalk!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Giant from Beyond!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["A human being could grow 60 feet tall.."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  6. 5. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  7. 6. [Breeze... Gale... Hurricane...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Prize Fish of Venus!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  12. 11. Mystery of the Twin Spaceships!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. The Magic Card!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lotta-Stamps-a-Month Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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  • Denys Howard
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  • Clayton Emery
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