(January 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Earth Hero Number One! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Hi, kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Comicpac; Johnny DC / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Earth Hero Number One! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
In the year 2956, a classroom of students learns about Calvin Jackson, the mailman who prevented an alien invasion of Earth in 1963 (and after whom their school is named).
Reprints:

For Holiday Giving... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Stan learns that even tough football players can appreciate the fine arts as well.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["Scientific measurements have determined that the human eye..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Earth- The Forbidden Planet (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Rand Tal, an archaeologist from the planet Slann, accidentally lands on Earth, which has been forbidden to all space explorers for some unknown reason.
Reprints:

Roam the Black Gulfs of Interplanetary Space... (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

["Antelope shed their antlers every year..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by William R. Sleightholm; Paul Gambaccini; Robert Malisani; Leopold Beaudet; Paul Seydor

The Evolutionary Ensign of Space (Table of Contents: 12)

Space Museum / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Parker
Synopsis:
Tommy's mother tells him how she once used a sewing needle to help defeat an alien invasion.

["Hi! I'm Johnny DC, the mascot at DC Publications!"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Earth Hero Number One!
  2. 1. ["Hi, kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC..."]
    Comicpac; Johnny DC
  3. 2. Earth Hero Number One!
  4. 3. For Holiday Giving...
    Johnny DC
  5. 4. Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. Touchdown for Picasso!
  8. 7. ["Scientific measurements have determined that the human eye..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  9. 8. Earth- The Forbidden Planet
  10. 9. Roam the Black Gulfs of Interplanetary Space...
    Adam Strange
  11. 10. ["Antelope shed their antlers every year..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  13. 12. The Evolutionary Ensign of Space
    Space Museum
  14. 13. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC, the mascot at DC Publications!"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Kings' Knights
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
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