(December 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-10-29
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 ad in Mystery in Space #88 and copyright registration.


The Maze of Time! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
dinosaurs; parachutes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Maze of Time! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane [as G. K.] (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson [as M. A.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien race decides to test the humans of Earth by sending three astronauts back in time and seeing how they deal with prehistoric menaces, and how they solve the problem of returning to their own time.
Reprints

Now -- Together -- In One Great Magazine! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Untold Stories of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Your Free Trip Around the World! (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
After telling the boys some tales, the sea captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated June 1966.

Yes Virginia-- There Is a Martian! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Eddie Purvis
Synopsis
Eddie Purvis and his parents help a stranded Martian return to his people.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; Martian

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: 8) (Expand) /

The Atom; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although the life history of the moth and butterfly are quite similar...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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 Joseph Farrell; Don Stanwood; Robert Malisani; Jeff Sosnaud

Will the Star Rovers Abandon Earth? (Table of Contents: 11)

Star Rovers / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Rovers [Rick Purvis; Karel Sorenson; Homer Glint]
Synopsis
Each of the Rovers suffers an accident on another world that makes it impossible to return to Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Series continued from Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series).

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

Mystery in Space; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gilbert Auto-rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Maze of Time!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. The Maze of Time!
  4. 3. Now -- Together -- In One Great Magazine!
    Aquaman; Hawkman
  5. 4. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  8. 7. Yes Virginia-- There Is a Martian!
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    The Atom; The Flash
  10. 9. ["Although the life history of the moth and butterfly are quite similar..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight On... Strange Adventures
  12. 11. Will the Star Rovers Abandon Earth?
    Star Rovers
  13. 12. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Justice League of America
  14. 13. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  18. 17. 126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Gilbert Auto-rama
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