(March 1959)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1959-01-22
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 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 Three Faces of Barry Morrell! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Three Faces of Barry Morell (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Barry Morrell
Synopsis
Two aliens contact actor Barry Morrell and both tell him that they have crashed on Earth and require assistance. But there's one catch: one alien has come to conquer Earth, the other to save Earth. Based on their stories, Barry will have to decide which one to rescue as friend and which one to capture as enemy.
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: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Family Favorite! (Table of Contents: 4)

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: 5) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Doorway to Earth! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alan Brent
Synopsis
Alan Brent discovers an alien transportation device in a cave and helps an alien energy being return home.
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: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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
Penguins are the southernmost birds on Earth...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Spotlight on Science / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from E.W., H.G., D.H.

Secret of the Super-Chimp! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Out on the planet Rynn, two Rynnians speculate on the effect of evolving apes beyond humans. Using their Futurevision Screen, they view the results. It turns out that monkeys can be just as short sighted and egotistical as humans.
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)

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Three Faces of Barry Morrell!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Three Faces of Barry Morell
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Family Favorite!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  7. 6. The Doorway to Earth!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. ["Penguins are the southernmost birds on Earth..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. Secret of the Super-Chimp!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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