(August 1961)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1961-06-27
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.


Emperor of the Earth! (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 ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Emperor of the Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Kenneth Carey discovers that he is descended from the ruler of Zalderone, an ancient city buried under Antarctica and he must battle a modern-day usurper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Fun to Serve! (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
advocacy
Synopsis
Debbie learns how to join the rest of her family in doing good deeds for others.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The 60 Million-Mile Long Weapon! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Eric Taine
Synopsis
Aliens begin to plow the planet Earth to grow their strange crops, but scientist Eric Taine has an idea on how to stop them from destroying the planet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz [as Science Editor]
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've often seen the term 'gamma rays' used in your stories...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers D. B., C. R., E. T., R. T.

The Case of the 3-Eyed Invaders (Table of Contents: 13)

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
Synopsis
Ilda stumbles across the secret hideout of a band of alien invaders but Star shows up in time to stop their evil plans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Emperor of the Earth!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Emperor of the Earth!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  6. 5. It's Fun to Serve!
  7. 6. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  8. 7. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  9. 8. The 60 Million-Mile Long Weapon!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. ["I've often seen the term 'gamma rays' used in your stories..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  14. 13. The Case of the 3-Eyed Invaders
    Star Hawkins
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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