(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
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

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)

["The Earth and Moon -- the Sun and all the planets..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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)

["Dear Science Editor: In one of your previous issues..."] (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

Indexer Notes

Science questions and answers, with 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)

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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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
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