(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.


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)

["Rotation... Revolution..."] (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

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.

["There is dawn or twilight on the moon..."] (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

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)

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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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