(June 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
On-sale date
1959-04-16
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Mirror Menace of Mars! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Bill Martin; Cyresian
Synopsis
A Cyresian is attempting to pull Captain Martin into a crystal mountain.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; spacesuits

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mirror Menace of Mars! (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
Captain Bill Martin; Cyresian scientists; Yann army personnel
Synopsis
Captain Bill Martin discovers a Cyresian on Mars and then assists the Cyresians to forstall an attack on them by the Yann.
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)

[Leonard Euler] (Table of Contents: 4)

Giants of the Telescope / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Science information on mathematician and astronomer Leonard Euler accompanied by illustrations.
Reprints

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Met Himself! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ken Carver; Intergalactic Surveying Bureau; Clygor (photo); Manu; Thorl; Karr-Vir
Synopsis
In the 24th century, explorer Ken Carver is contacted by stranded explorer Karr-Vir from a reverse universe, and rescues him after a search on three other planets.
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)

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Fred; Jimmy; baseball coach
Synopsis
Fred finds that there are other ways to participate in his favorite activity of baseball, despite physical limitations or being rejected for the team.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Credits from a list by Lionel English via Donald Dale Milne.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Genre
math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The editor answers letters from readers asking questions about space. Includes a logo illustration. Readers are identified by initials only, not names.

Parade of the Planets! (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
Characters
Lloyd Vincent
Synopsis
Lloyd Vincent recounts how he solved a mystery and prevented an alien from stealing earth from its orbit for a contest. Story hinges on the geography of King County, Maryland.
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)

Strange Satellites! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although Saturn has 9 satellites...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Science information on unusual planetary satellites accompanied by illustrations.
Reprints

Exact Replica Army Grenade (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash!] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles - Load T.N.T. in Your Fists (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mirror Menace of Mars!
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Mirror Menace of Mars!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [Leonard Euler]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
    Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure
  7. 6. The Man Who Met Himself!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Fred Finds a Way!
  10. 9. ["Be my guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Combined Shows Circus"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Parade of the Planets!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. ["Although Saturn has 9 satellites..."]
    Strange Satellites!
  15. 14. Exact Replica Army Grenade
    Josely Company
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash!]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  18. 17. We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles - Load T.N.T. in Your Fists
    National Sports Council
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