(February 1959)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-12-24
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 Giant from Beyond! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A giant from space-- Climbing down that fantastic stalk!
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)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A human being could grow 60 feet tall..
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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giant from Beyond!
  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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