(August 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

Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:
Keywords:
jetpacks; robots

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)

Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Zagar (first appearance, a robot); Vor Kan (first appearance, villain); Kal Jat (first appearance)
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)

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

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

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops

["The Corona -- outermost layer..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Our Amazing Universe! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text on astronomical matters including corona, nebulae, Hermes asteroid, and Biela's Comet.

Prisoner of the Electric Eye! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kly Toler; Jedro
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)

[Sir David Gill] (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.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

["(Editor's note: The letter presented below is representative...)"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Editor Schwartz gives background information on Adam Strange and the zeta-beam.

Earth's Secret Space-War! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Howard Melville; alien from Omeron
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: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Robot Raiders!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Menace of the Robot Raiders!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  6. 5. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. ["The Corona -- outermost layer..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  8. 7. Prisoner of the Electric Eye!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [Sir David Gill]
    Giants of the Telescope
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. ["(Editor's note: The letter presented below is representative...)"]
    Wonders of Space
  14. 13. Earth's Secret Space-War!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  17. 16. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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