(December 1960)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-10-25
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Mystery in Space #64 and copyright registration.


Secret of the Rocket-Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Secret of the Rocket-Destroyer! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien race called the Zorr tries to force Earth to abandon all plans for space travel.

Mechanical Monsters on the Loose! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

What's the Difference Between -- / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rotation... Revolution...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated December 1964.

The Next Giant Superman Annual (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Earthboy Meets Spaceboy! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Wally meets Tarri, a boy from outer space who looks just like him, so the two boys switch places for a few days.

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

Atomic Knights Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary D. Osborne, Ronald Schwartz, John Ward, Avery Kline, Stephen Oravec Jr., Steve Price, Mrs. Avril Schley, Albert Wright, Bruce Weinstein, Thomas Edwards, Billy Dorson.

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

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That -- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is dawn or twilight on the moon...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Cavemen of New York! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Atomic Knights / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Douglas Herald; Marene Herald; Bryndon Smith; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard]
Synopsis
The Knights travel to New York City in search of a rumored large food cache. They find no one alive on the surface, but in a fallout shelter far underground there are cavemen, humans transformed by radiation.
Reprints

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

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

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Rocket-Destroyer!
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Secret of the Rocket-Destroyer!
  4. 3. Mechanical Monsters on the Loose!
    Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth
  5. 4. ["Rotation... Revolution..."]
    What's the Difference Between --
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. Children of Tomorrow!
  8. 7. The Next Giant Superman Annual
    Superman
  9. 8. Earthboy Meets Spaceboy!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Atomic Knights Mail
  11. 10. ["There is dawn or twilight on the moon..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That --
  12. 11. The Cavemen of New York!
    The Atomic Knights
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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