(November 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

The Beast from the Runaway World! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Jack Adler (wash)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

New Stars for "Old Glory" (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; history
Synopsis:
History of the United States flag and the custom of adding one star for each state. Discussion sparked by the new 49-star flag.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Beast from the Runaway World! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Zaradak (first appearance, villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Heinrich Olbers] (Table of Contents: 4)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

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

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

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

Showcase; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Day the Earth Surrendered! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Coming Super-Attractions... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Regardless of how much a star is magnified..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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

Behind the Space Curtain! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Beast from the Runaway World!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  3. 2. The Beast from the Runaway World!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets
  5. 4. [Heinrich Olbers]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Green Lantern
  8. 7. The Day the Earth Surrendered!
  9. 8. Coming Super-Attractions...
  10. 9. ["Regardless of how much a star is magnified..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Behind the Space Curtain!
  13. 12. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
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