(May 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-03-28
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.


The Martian Emperor of Earth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Black and white PSA located on inside front cover.

The Martian Emperor of Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Murphy Anderson's hidden signature [as MA] located on page five panel four, in foreground.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Day the World Lost Its Atmosphere! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs multiple times this issue, most notably on page eight, panel one.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: I have just finished reading...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Phyllis Kleinstein; Leopold Beaudet; and Mel Wood.

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Metal Men Now! In Their Own Spectacular Book! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Body-Switching Robot! (Table of Contents: 12)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Martian Emperor of Earth
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Martian Emperor of Earth!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Hi! Johnny DC here, announcing your big chance..."]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. The Day the World Lost Its Atmosphere!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. ["Dear Editor: I have just finished reading..."]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  12. 11. Metal Men Now! In Their Own Spectacular Book!
    Metal Men
  13. 12. The Case of the Body-Switching Robot!
    Star Hawkins
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
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