(February 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 Flying Gorilla Menace! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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) /

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

The Flying Gorilla Menace! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A small planetoid populated by flying gorillas approaches Earth and begins to steal its atmosphere.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["In the initial moments that an elevator rapidly descends..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

["Who is Hawkman--"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Our American Heritage (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Characters:
William Penn; Tom Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman
Synopsis:
historical quiz

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Super-Athlete from Earth! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
College freshman Hank Bradford rescues an alien who has crash-landed on Earth and is taken to the alien's home world to help him perform a mission.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Flash; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["All cactus plants are spine-covered..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

["During frigid weather, why does a body of water..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as Science Editor]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

scientific answers to reader inquiries from A. T., S. B., O. S., H. T.

The Case of the Vanishing Robots (Table of Contents: 10)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda; Mr. Krikee
Synopsis:
Ilda has been taken to the pawn shop again where she is stolen by a gang of robot thieves who change her appearance and plan to sell her off-planet, but she is able to contact Star in time for him to rescue her and arrest the gang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1960
Average number of copies sold during preceding twelve months (total paid circulation): 207,000
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, F. Iger, S. Donenfeld, S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

You Asked for It! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Showcase; Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Flying Gorilla Menace!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Flying Gorilla Menace!
  4. 3. ["In the initial moments that an elevator rapidly descends..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  5. 4. ["Who is Hawkman--"]
    Hawkman
  6. 5. Our American Heritage
  7. 6. Super-Athlete from Earth!
  8. 7. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Justice League of America
  9. 8. ["All cactus plants are spine-covered..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That --
  10. 9. ["During frigid weather, why does a body of water..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. The Case of the Vanishing Robots
    Star Hawkins
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. You Asked for It!
    Showcase; Aquaman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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