(January-February 1951)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Battle for the Atom World! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Prof. Luxo

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich. We formerly credited Irwin Hasen.

I think this IS Hasen. If there is any Kubert there at all it is in the inked face of the rider.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Battle for the Atom World! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Lt. Diana Prince]; Col. Steve Trevor; Gen. Darnell; Paula Von Gunther; Prof. Luxo (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Prof. Luxo, thought killed in a previous battle with Col. Trevor and U.S. forces, returns to disrupt forces in the Atom World, sabotaging atomic experiments being conducted under Col. Trevor's leadership.

Indexer Notes

While Luxo's prior defeat and schemes are shown in three flashbacks, this appears to be his first actual appearance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Mechanical Brain (Table of Contents: 6)

Dr. Pat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Pat Windsor; Hank Lee; Mr. Nostrand (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Thieves attempt to steal Dr. Pat's formula using a mechanical brain robot that's part of her lecture at the civic fair.

Indexer Notes

Now here this IS at least partial Infantino inks.

You'll Howl with Hope! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Fun an' Fact / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skyscrapers lean away from the sun!
Genre
adventure; humor

Lucky Block (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Conquerors of the Flame! (Table of Contents: 10)

Astra, Girl of the Future / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Astra; Rex Rockwell (introduction); Miab (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The mysterious fires Astra investigates turn out to be experiments performed by the People of the Flame who are seeking a new dimension in which to live, and inevitably destroy!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes. Writer credit by Art Lortie.

[Bunny Wight, Terry Collins, Eve Kaps, Pat Williams] (Table of Contents: 11)

Circus Cuties / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Terry Collins; Eve Kaps; Pat Williams; Bunny Wight

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

How to Bring Christmas Cheer (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy

Wings Across the Sea (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Castaway Heart! (Table of Contents: 15)

Romance, Inc. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ann Martin; Celia Walton; Brad Turner; Maggie; Don West
Synopsis
Celia is afraid of life and plans to marry a wash out so she won't have to worry about him straying.

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

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

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle for the Atom World!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Battle for the Atom World!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  5. 4. ["It's a hold-up!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Case of the Mechanical Brain
    Dr. Pat
  8. 7. You'll Howl with Hope!
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  9. 8. ["Skyscrapers lean away from the sun!"]
    Fun an' Fact
  10. 9. Lucky Block
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. Conquerors of the Flame!
    Astra, Girl of the Future
  12. 11. [Bunny Wight, Terry Collins, Eve Kaps, Pat Williams]
    Circus Cuties
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  14. 13. How to Bring Christmas Cheer
    Superboy
  15. 14. Wings Across the Sea
  16. 15. Castaway Heart!
    Romance, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes