(September 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
On-sale date
1960-07-19
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.


Beast with the Sizzling Blue Eyes! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Beast with the Sizzling Blue Eyes! (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; Edna; Edna's husband; prehistoric Rannian dinosaurs; Sardath; Zhoran Tew; Mortan (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Mortan steals an invention from Zhoran Tew and uses it to create force fields and prehistoric dinosaurs to threaten Ranagar, but Adam defeats him when he figures out the weakness of the force fields.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Mortan; also appears in Mystery in Space #80, #91.

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)

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Published as a Public Service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Great Red Spot! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Two panels with scientific facts about Jupiter's red spot.

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Magic Lamp of Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jon Harper
Synopsis
Jon Harper of the Space Explorers lands on a planet to repair his spaceship when he encounters an intelligent green cloud that is planning to take over the universe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Earth and Moon -- the Sun and all the planets...
Genre
math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Scientific facts about astronomical matters.

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Science Editor: In one of your previous issues...

Indexer Notes

Science questions from H.K. and J.T. with answers; one related illustration.

Trapped by Telepathy! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Andra Von [Vincent Tomkins]; Bill Tomkins; Orvis Ban
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page 2 panel 3 (reporter).

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

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

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / 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) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beast with the Sizzling Blue Eyes!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Beast with the Sizzling Blue Eyes!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  5. 4. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  6. 5. The Great Red Spot!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  8. 7. The Magic Lamp of Space!
  9. 8. Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  10. 9. ["The Earth and Moon -- the Sun and all the planets..."]
    Our Strange Universe!
  11. 10. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  12. 11. ["Dear Science Editor: In one of your previous issues..."]
    Wonders of Space
  13. 12. Trapped by Telepathy!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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