(July 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's Friendly Invaders! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Earth's Friendly Invaders! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Professor Jory; Major Bill Harrison; Dr. Klepp
Synopsis:
Seemingly-friendly aliens land on Earth, but they are really escaped space convicts with plans for conquest that are foiled by a blind man.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["A frightened giraffe has a blood pressure 13 times higher than..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Beast that Broke the Time Barrier! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Jim and Jill Tomkins are brought to the year 26930 and duplicates sent to their time to gather historical information lost in an atomic war. While in the future, the couple manages to help defeat a strange indestructible creature with their knowledge of Mark Twain's novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court."

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

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

A Tree Grows on Second Street! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
The Badger Club learns about the rules for planting trees along the streets in their town.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Douglas Marden; Richard West; Doug Storer

Escape-Artist 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:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Parker; Howard Parker
Synopsis:
A simple piece of rope on exhibit was once used by an escape artist from Earth to rescue the kidnapped queen of the planet Baloran in time to save both planets from war.

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Earth's Friendly Invaders!
  2. 1. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  3. 2. Earth's Friendly Invaders!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["A frightened giraffe has a blood pressure 13 times higher than..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  6. 5. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. The Beast that Broke the Time Barrier!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. A Tree Grows on Second Street!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  13. 12. Escape-Artist of Space!
    Space Museum
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  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]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Stephane PETIT
  • Lou Mazzella
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