(June 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-04-26
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 copyright registration.


Battle Between the Two Earths! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Battle Between the Two Earths! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Invaders from the planet Ergdol, which is located in the Earth's orbit, but on the opposite side of the sun, plan to conquer Earth using a small model of the planet at the entrance of the World's Fair.
Reprints

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Steve Perrin; Steve Stern; Paul Seydor

Gran'pa Fights a Space-War! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Johnny's grandfather has been telling stories for years about encountering alien invaders during World War I. No one but Johnny actually believes the stories, until the aliens return in the present, and Gran'pa knows how to defeat them.
Reprints

Wheet! Wheet! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers H.T., A.E., H.T., N.P., V.A., I.S.

Menace of the Metal Looters! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Marene Herald; Douglas Herald; Bryndon Smith; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard]
Synopsis
The Knights encounter alien raiders who want to steal their armor, which was exposed to radiation and turned into the metal that the aliens call Zaxion, which they have used to conquer many planets.
Reprints

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

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

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

Salada Tea Bags / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle Between the Two Earths!
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. Battle Between the Two Earths!
  4. 3. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  5. 4. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero!
    The Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  8. 7. Gran'pa Fights a Space-War!
  9. 8. Wheet! Wheet!
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  13. 12. Menace of the Metal Looters!
    The Atomic Knights
  14. 13. ["Roam the black gulfs of interplanetary space..."]
    Adam Strange
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Salada Tea Bags
  16. 15. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
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