(May 1961)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
On-sale date:
1961-03-02
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in The Brave and the Bold #35.


Challenge of the Giant Fireflies! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange
Reprints:
Keywords:
fireflies; insecticide; jetpacks

Indexer Notes

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

Still 10¢ (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Challenge of the Giant Fireflies! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Synopsis:
Adam and Alanna battle giant fireflies and flame-creatures.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[John Flamsteed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie. Includes banner at the bottom of the page reading: "The Best Comics Are Still 10 Cents."

Here It Is (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

How's Your Eye-Q? (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Language-Master of Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gideon Karr; Kleevan Kat
Synopsis:
Gideon Karr finds a fire gem and helps the planet Klyaran defeat a Skrann invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

First and Last! (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ursa Major -- "Big Dipper" (Table of Contents: 10)

Wonders of Space / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Mystery Message of Fort Nova! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["It has been computed that the head of a comet..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Our Strange Universe! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Challenge of the Giant Fireflies!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Still 10¢
  3. 2. Challenge of the Giant Fireflies!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. [John Flamsteed]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. Here It Is
    Justice League of America
  7. 6. How's Your Eye-Q?
  8. 7. Language-Master of Space!
  9. 8. First and Last!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  11. 10. Ursa Major -- "Big Dipper"
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Mystery Message of Fort Nova!
  13. 12. ["It has been computed that the head of a comet..."]
    Our Strange Universe!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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