(March 1964)

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

Issue Notes

Number theme in the story titles, 12, 13 and 14. Information from Bob Bailey.


Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

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

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

Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Sid Greene [as S.G.] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sid Greene

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Rocket scientist Benjamin Forbes doesn't understand why he vanishes for one hour every Friday.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Electrifying Announcement! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

["It is estimated that 87% of all our knowledge..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's first war annual!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The 13-Day Wonder! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Rouge Enfant] (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A miner trapped underground for thirteen days develops strange powers and turns evil, plotting destruction when he returns to the surface.

You Demanded It, and Here It Is... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Be first in your neighborhood..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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 Buddy Saunders; Kenneth Gallagher; Mike Reed; Andy Wickstrom

The Case of the 14 Clueless Crimes (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Synopsis:
Hawkins and Ilda capture a jewel thief who has already eluded the authorities fourteen times.

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

The Atom; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Give and Take (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them so they can be donated to charity.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 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) /

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man!
  4. 3. Electrifying Announcement!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. ["It is estimated that 87% of all our knowledge..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  6. 5. ["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's first war annual!"]
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  7. 6. The 13-Day Wonder!
  8. 7. You Demanded It, and Here It Is...
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight On... Strange Adventures
  11. 10. The Case of the 14 Clueless Crimes
    Star Hawkins
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Atom; Justice League of America
  13. 12. Give and Take
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes