(March 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:
Julius Schwartz
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 Runaway Space-Train! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
railroads; trains

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics; the records imply that Frank Giacoia was paid for the inks.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Runaway Space-Train! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Vectus; Nell
Synopsis:
A group of humans on a train are transported across the universe to Almoran. At the same time a group of Almoran aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as Earthlings.
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) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Family Favorite! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

This PSA ran in several DC Comics cover dated March, 1959.

Earth...Condemned World! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[Giovanni Donati] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie. Location in this issue from Ed Boner.

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

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

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters asking scientific questions and responses. Sequence added by Ed Boner.

Riddle of Asteroid 8794! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
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: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Runaway Space-Train!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Runaway Space-Train!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  7. 6. The Family Favorite!
  8. 7. Earth...Condemned World!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [Giovanni Donati]
    Giants of the Telescope
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Riddle of Asteroid 8794!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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