(December 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

The Radioactive Menace! (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
Reprints:
Keywords:
jetpacks; radioactivity

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) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Radioactive Menace! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

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

[Samuel A. Mitchell] (Table of Contents: 3)

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.

["The Next Giant Superman Annual..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Day the Earth "Dyed"! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Flash; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Dear Science Editor: I weigh exactly 100 pounds."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Science questions and answers, with one related illustration.

["One of the first maps of our Milky Way galaxy..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Our Strange Universe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four panels with scientific facts about space.

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

PSA celebrating United Nations Day, October 24th.

The Luckiest Man in the Solar System! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Radioactive Menace!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Radioactive Menace!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [Samuel A. Mitchell]
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. ["The Next Giant Superman Annual..."]
    Superman Annual
  6. 5. The Day the Earth "Dyed"!
  7. 6. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    The Flash; Strange Adventures
  8. 7. ["Dear Science Editor: I weigh exactly 100 pounds."]
    Wonders of Space
  9. 8. ["One of the first maps of our Milky Way galaxy..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  10. 9. Children of Tomorrow!
  11. 10. The Luckiest Man in the Solar System!
  12. 11. Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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