(February 1961)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-12-27
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 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.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the initial moments that an elevator rapidly descends...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[no title indexed] (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All cactus plants are spine-covered...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During frigid weather, why does a body of water...

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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