(May 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

Battle of the Moon Monsters! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacecraft; spacesuits

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) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Battle of the Moon Monsters! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
After multiple expeditions to other worlds in our solar system, and multiple encounters with other forms of life, Earthmen find a new specimen on Saturn's moon, Titan.
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)

[Frederich Wilhelm Struve] (Table of Contents: 4)

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.

The Man Who Conquered Time! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (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

The Man Who Discovered the "Earth"! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An explorer finds a planet very similar to Earth except for some distinct differences. Attempting to bring its inhabitants technology from Earth, the explorer runs into roadblocks at every turn, until he sees the light.
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: 8) (Expand) /

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

["As a result of star motions..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Our Amazing Universe! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

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

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

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

Reprints:

Lighthouse of Space! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The Kull are a peaceful people who have discovered random "anti-matter blotches" throughout space. In order to warn travelers about the blotches, they've stationed "lighthouses" in their vicinity. One of the lighthouses loses its position and drifts into our solar system. Two earthmen investigate the lighthouse and become prisoners when the lighthouse is retrieved by the Kull. They find themselves caught up in a gambit between the Kull and their enemies, the Zarran.
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)

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

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

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

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle of the Moon Monsters!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Battle of the Moon Monsters!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [Frederich Wilhelm Struve]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. The Man Who Conquered Time!
    Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  7. 6. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  8. 7. The Man Who Discovered the "Earth"!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["As a result of star motions..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Lighthouse of Space!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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