(December 1970-January 1971)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1970-10-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from the Direct Currents page of From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #8 and from copyright registration.


Station Mars on the Air! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-588
Genre
science fiction
Keywords
Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Pencils previously credited to Neal Adams.

Station Mars on the Air! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-594
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ag-Var; Bu-Marn; Willis; Dr. Benton
Synopsis
Martians travel to Earth but find it destroyed.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; time travel

Indexer Notes

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

Riddle of the Counterfeit Earthmen! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-585
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hal Burton; Gil Hardy; Ku-Li-Ix; Zo-Ik-Ux; Ij-Ko-Un; Zu-Ok-Qu
Synopsis
Two astronauts reach Titan for the first time only the aliens that live there do not believe they are actually from Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Saturn; Titan

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)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-601
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though a mile and a half of snow covers the South Pole...
Genre
math & science
Synopsis
Information on snowfall on the South Pole and the distribution of rodents on the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
rodents; South Pole

Across the Ages! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-596
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Columbus; Napoleon; Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Time Conductor
Synopsis
While transporting three famous people from the past to the future the Time Conductor's time machine breaks down in the 20th century.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

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

DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Dreams of Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-597
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Valkan Var; General Mark Daley; Carew
Synopsis
An alien arrives to conquer the Earth with the weapons he dreams while sleeping.
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: 7)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-602
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The average speed with which meteors travel around the sun...
Genre
math & science
Reprints

Earth Shall Not Die! [Part II] (Table of Contents: 8)

Glenn Merritt / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-600
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Glenn Merritt; Senator Archibald Beauregard; Sgt. Kevin Tempest; Captain Quasar [K-Way-Zzr]
Synopsis
Merrite and Tempest discover the aliens who plan to invade the Earth and also find an ally in Captain Quasar.
Keywords
Cape Kennedy Florida

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The records show that this story was originally meant to be a part of the Matt Mason feature, based on the popular action figure, but the feature was later changed.

Story continues from the previous issue.

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

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-603
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some nebulae (cloudlike, luminous masses composed of gaseous matter or stars far beyond our solar system)...
Genre
math & science
Reprints

The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-598
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Arthur Gail; Mr. Bliss; Fairlie
Synopsis
An accident causes Arthur Gail to lose the ability to see anything that is not organic which allows him to clear himself when charged with stealing his companies secret formula.
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: 11) (Expand) /

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

Meet Your Masters-- the Ants! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin]
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-599
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tolax; Roccz; Frank Kuhl; Bill Vance
Synopsis
In the past giant ants are destroyed by humans but they send their eggs into space to return 10,000 years later.
Reprints
Keywords
ants

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: 13)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-604
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The total weight of the entire insect family...
Genre
math & science
Synopsis
The weight of all the insects on the Earth is greater than the weight of all other animals combined.
Reprints

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

Messages from Beyond / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-592
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Station Mars on the Air!
  2. 1. Station Mars on the Air!
  3. 2. Riddle of the Counterfeit Earthmen!
  4. 3. ["Though a mile and a half of snow covers the South Pole..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  5. 4. Across the Ages!
  6. 5. DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention!
    Daily Planet Extra
  7. 6. The Dreams of Doom!
  8. 7. ["The average speed with which meteors travel around the sun..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  9. 8. Earth Shall Not Die! [Part II]
    Glenn Merritt
  10. 9. ["Some nebulae (cloudlike, luminous masses composed of gaseous matter or stars far beyond our solar system)..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  11. 10. The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  13. 12. Meet Your Masters-- the Ants!
  14. 13. ["The total weight of the entire insect family..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Messages from Beyond
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk