(January 1961)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-11-25
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 copyright registration.


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)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sun's face is of uniform brightness...
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The brain area concerned with the sense of smell...
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.
Reprints

[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)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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