(March 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

Return of the Neanderthal Man! (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Return of the Neanderthal Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Paul Dover; Ogar
Synopsis:
A tribe of Neanderthals under the influence of a glowing red comet develop super intelligence and eventually teleport themselves to another dimension. Anthropologist Paul Dover discovers their ancient dwelling place and is present when Ogar teleports back to Earth. Paul must defeat Ogar and stop the invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Rip Hunter...Time Master Now in a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Rip Hunter...Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Don't Sell Nature Short! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

["A jackrabbit can run faster downhill than uphill..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

The Interplanetary Tourists! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tim Carey; Cathann Simms
Synopsis:
The vacation package tour promises the time of their lives, which Tim and Cathann believe when they wake up on the planet Tyana of Procyon. Then they learn it's only the first step before an invasion!
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)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from I. D., R. P., F. T., E. R.

[Zero Temperature... Absolute Zero Temperature...] (Table of Contents: 8)

What's the Difference Between... / comic story / 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: 9) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["There are about 25 billion red cells in the circulatory system..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

The Lost City of Los Angeles! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Atomic Knights / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Douglas Herald; Marlene Herald; Bryndon; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard]
Synopsis:
The Atomic Knights use gliders to fly all the way across the continent to Los Angeles.
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: 12) (Expand) /

Green Lantern; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Return of the Neanderthal Man!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Return of the Neanderthal Man!
  4. 3. Rip Hunter...Time Master Now in a Magazine of His Own!
    Rip Hunter...Time Master
  5. 4. Don't Sell Nature Short!
  6. 5. ["A jackrabbit can run faster downhill than uphill..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That --
  7. 6. The Interplanetary Tourists!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  9. 8. [Zero Temperature... Absolute Zero Temperature...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  11. 10. ["There are about 25 billion red cells in the circulatory system..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  12. 11. The Lost City of Los Angeles!
    The Atomic Knights
  13. 12. ["For the very best..."]
    Green Lantern; The Flash
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
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  • Chris Boyko
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