(August 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

Prisoner of the Undersea World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Greene inks credit from Bob Bailey; we previously credited Joe Giella.

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prisoner of the Undersea World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed) [as SG]
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed) [as SG]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sid Greene (signed) [as SG]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commander John Marvin; Tarkal (alien frog scientist); astronaut Jim Marvin

Indexer Notes

Continued in next story. Inks and letters credits from Bob Bailey; we previously credited Murphy Anderson with inks. Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page nine, panel one (figure in background).

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Prisoner of the Green Planet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colonel James Marvin (astronavigator); Dr. Abner Rawlings (geophysicist); Professor Peter Struthers (biochemist); "Rocky" the Martian

Indexer Notes

Sequel to previous story. Murphy Anderson's hidden signature [as MA] located in page seven panel four, bottom right corner.

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

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Terry, the Green family's dog, recalls everything that went wrong on their terrible vacation.

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Dear Editor: "The Tree of 1000 Colors"..."] (Table of Contents)

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 of comment from Michael Kreisher; Guy Lillian III; Marilyn Allensbach; and Fred Bronson.

The Case of the Red Diamond Smugglers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoner of the Undersea World!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. Prisoner of the Undersea World!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  7. 6. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman
  9. 8. Prisoner of the Green Planet!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  12. 11. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  14. 13. ["Dear Editor: "The Tree of 1000 Colors"..."]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  15. 14. The Case of the Red Diamond Smugglers!
    Star Hawkins
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Bailey
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes