(September 1959)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-07-28
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 Human Pet of Gorilla Land! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
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) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Human Pet of Gorilla Land! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Fuller; Klobe; Groster
Synopsis
Two Jovian criminals running from a space patrolman encounter a world of intelligent gorillas and convince the gorillas that the patrolman is really a human pet.
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)

[Weather... Climate...] (Table of Contents: 4)

What's the Difference Between... / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
water safety rules and tips

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Martian Earth-Trap! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Martians who want to gain the upper hand over Earth in interstellar trade develop a gas that compels Earthlings who leave the planet to return home as soon as they leave the atmosphere.
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: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The energy released in the explosion of a 100 megaton nuclear bomb...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz [as Science Editor]
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If a rocket designed to hit the moon...

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers

The Last Horse on Earth! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A space cowboy remains faithful to his metal steed, even though everyone around him ridicules the machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The hero of this story models himself on DC's contemporaneous Western hero Johnny Thunder.

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

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

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

40 Foreign and American Cars / 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) /

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

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

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Human Pet of Gorilla Land!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  3. 2. The Human Pet of Gorilla Land!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [Weather... Climate...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You!
  9. 8. The Martian Earth-Trap!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. ["The energy released in the explosion of a 100 megaton nuclear bomb..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  12. 11. ["If a rocket designed to hit the moon..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. The Last Horse on Earth!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    40 Foreign and American Cars
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
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