(August 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-06-27
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.


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: 1) (Expand) /

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

Prisoner of the Undersea World! (Table of Contents: 2)

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: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Prisoner of the Green Planet! (Table of Contents: 8)

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.

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

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

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 10)

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: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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: "The Tree of 1000 Colors"...

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: 14)

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: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Bailey
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes