(March 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-01-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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 ad in Sea Devils #4 and copyright registration.


Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kandar; Jim Hanson; Oarda
Synopsis
Explorer Jim Hanson accidentally frees the evil Kandar, who has been in suspended animation for 150 million years and now intends to conquer the world with the help of an animated brontosaurus skeleton.
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) (Expand) /

Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

From Many Lands... (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
It takes 300 materials from 56 different countries to make an automobile; some of those are depicted here.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Now in a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Man Who Climbed Into Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Mountain climber Walt Davis encounters two aliens that tell him conflicting stories, and he must decide which one is true in order to save the Earth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers K.G., M.E., K.S.

[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
If all the capillaries...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Attack of the Giant Dogs! (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; Marene Herald; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard; Bryndon Smith]; the Khagan
Synopsis
The Knights discover several giant Dalmatians which they soon train to serve as transportation and ride against their enemy the Khagan and his Atlantides.
Reprints

More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science Fiction (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Ophiuchus and Aquila] (Table of Contents: 14)

Star Names / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
origins of the names of constellations Ophiuchus and Aquila

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton!
  4. 3. ["Roam the black gulfs of interplanetary space..."]
    Adam Strange
  5. 4. From Many Lands...
  6. 5. The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust!
    Justice League of America
  7. 6. Now in a Magazine of His Own!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. The Man Who Climbed Into Space!
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. ["If all the capillaries..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  12. 11. The Attack of the Giant Dogs!
    The Atomic Knights
  13. 12. More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science Fiction
    Metal Men
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  15. 14. [Ophiuchus and Aquila]
    Star Names
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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