(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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pop, do you believe in people?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Signature noted by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which nation will own the moon?
Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
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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