(January 1961)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Face-Hunter from Saturn! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

The Face-Hunter from Saturn! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jim Boone; Bob Colby; Klee Pan (from the planet Klaramar); Chan Yull (from the planet Klaramar); Mount Rushmore
Synopsis:
Faceless aliens from the atom-sized planet Klaramar, that exists on the surface of Saturn, travels to earth to find a giant stone head that will prevent the destruction of the solar system.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

First appearance of the Faceless Creature from Saturn. Originally meant as a one-shot character, he later appeared in Strange Adventures #142 and #153, and still later became a member of the Forgotten Villains in the 1980s.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["The sun's face is of uniform brightness..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Facts about the Sun's face, Peanuts, Owls and Platinum.

Earth's One-Man Space Fleet! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Walt Franklin; Molly Franklin; Ed; Mac; The Vronn (alien race); Evrod Kull (Commander of the Fenn aliens)
Synopsis:
Walt Franklin finds himself alone on the Earth with all other Earthlings replaced by robots and the Vronn attacking.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Get a Grip on Your Gripes! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

["The brain area concerned with the sense of smell..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Amazing Ratios! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Ratios between the brains of a man and a dog, the height vs the width of an ocean wave, the amount of raindrops in a cloud, and the difference between forest losses to insects vs. wildfires.

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

Spotlight on Science / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from B. A., C. B., H. M., R. P.

Earth Victory -- by a Hair! (Table of Contents: 10)

Space Museum / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Wrecker (Space-Marine) [General Howard Parker]; Tommy Parker; Admiral Ann "Blondy" Gordon
Synopsis:
Tommy Parker finds out the story behind the single blonde hair kept in the space museum and also leans the secret of his parents marriage.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 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) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Face-Hunter from Saturn!
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Face-Hunter from Saturn!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Aquaman
  5. 4. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Giant Superman Annual
  6. 5. ["The sun's face is of uniform brightness..."]
    Science Say You're Wrong If You Believe That --
  7. 6. Earth's One-Man Space Fleet!
  8. 7. Get a Grip on Your Gripes!
  9. 8. ["The brain area concerned with the sense of smell..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. Earth Victory -- by a Hair!
    Space Museum
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes