(March 1961)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1961-01-26
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.


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)

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rip Hunter
Synopsis
House ad for Rip Hunter...Time Master #1.

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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A jackrabbit can run faster downhill than uphill...
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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
There are about 25 billion red cells in the circulatory system...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the very best...

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
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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