(1950)

Ziff-Davis, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Thrilling Science-Fiction Tales! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Gibson Jones [as R. Jones] (signed painting)
Inks:
Robert Gibson Jones [as R. Jones] (signed painting)
Colors:
Robert Gibson Jones [as R. Jones] (signed painting)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jerry Siegel

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

The signature on the cover is that of Robert Gibson Jones, who was a pulp artist. Both this credit and the issue editing by Jerry Siegel, is confirmed in a news item in Fantasy Times 114 (1950-09-02)

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

Amazing Facts From Nature / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Signature noted by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Asteroid Witch (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vince Darrow; Kit-E; Timothy; the Asteroid Witch
Synopsis:
Vince breaks up with his Martian girlfriend Kit-E to seek the legendary Asteroid Witch.
Reprints:
Keywords:
asteroid; Mars

Indexer Notes

Writer ID determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

A-Day (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bob Johnson; Lizbeth; Kan Dal; Josef Stalin
Synopsis:
Bob Johnson, attache to the U.S. delegation at the United Nations, is contacted by Kan Dal. The Atlanteans were nearly destroyed by their atomic war with Mu, so they offer their secrets for harnessing atomic power for peaceful purposes to the world to head off another atomic conflict.

Indexer Notes

United Nations; Atlantis; flying saucers

Winged Death on Venus (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Wally Wood (?)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Chet Fields; Ronjli; Wagner DuPrey (dies); Magda DuPrey; ant men; winged people
Synopsis:
The DuPreys trick Chet into guiding them to the city of the Winged People, where Wagner plans to steal the diamond eye of their idol, Anacinth. He'd stolen the other eye thirty years ago to begin his fortune, but after some bad investments he needs the other one.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit comes from reprint in Doc Weird's Thrill Book. [MN 3/2008]

Trespasser in Time (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

The Stone Men (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Stan Carlson; Judy Thomas; Juan (dies)
Synopsis:
Stan's fiancee Judy insists on going along when he is dispatched to investigate a meteorite. The meteorite turns out to be the scout ship for invaders from another planet.
Keywords:
Yucatan

["Pop, do you believe in people?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cosmic Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Signature noted by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

["Which nation will own the moon?"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Amazing Prophecies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Thrilling Science-Fiction Tales!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Amazing Facts From Nature
  3. 2. The Asteroid Witch
  4. 3. A-Day
  5. 4. Winged Death on Venus
  6. 5. Trespasser in Time
  7. 6. The Stone Men
  8. 7. ["Pop, do you believe in people?"]
    Cosmic Comics
  9. 8. ["Which nation will own the moon?"]
    Amazing Prophecies
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