(August 1960)

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:
Julie Schwartz [as 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

Threat of the Tornado Tyrant! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Tornado Tyrant [Ulthoon]
Reprints:
Keywords:
jetpacks; tornados

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Threat of the Tornado Tyrant! (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; Tornado Tyrant [Ulthoon] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis:
Adam Strange versus the Tornado Tyrant.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ranagar; Rann; Xalthor

Indexer Notes

Tornado Tyrant also in Justice League of America #17 and later connected to the origin of the Red Tornado.

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Flash; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[James Edward Keeler] (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.

Shake Hands with a Shark! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!" (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman advises two boys to welcome war refugees like their new neighbor Sandor.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Year.

The Sleeping War! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
President Majj Lorian; Commander Travis; Uranians; Yllaronians; Yoris Parl
Synopsis:
Earthmen use a strange spaceship to journey to Yllaron and save the inhabitants from a deep sleep.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; diatron; spaceships; Uranus; Yllaron

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Changing Corona of the Sun (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from: P.R., S.C., R.D., R.A.

Escape from Earth! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vestos; Clark Demming; Dor Demming; Jon Dwight; Sue Dwight
Synopsis:
The Dwights and the Demmings flee their perfect society of immortality and become pioneers on a new planet.
Reprints:
Keywords:
robots; spaceships

Indexer Notes

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

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 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) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Threat of the Tornado Tyrant!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Threat of the Tornado Tyrant!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  5. 4. [James Edward Keeler]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. Shake Hands with a Shark!
    Sea Devils
  7. 6. Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!"
    Superman
  8. 7. The Sleeping War!
  9. 8. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure; Strange Adventures
  10. 9. Changing Corona of the Sun
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  13. 12. Escape from Earth!
  14. 13. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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