(January 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-11-29
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.


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.

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scientific measurements have determined that the human eye...
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)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Antelope shed their antlers every year...
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.

[no title indexed] (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
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