(January 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1950-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
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.


The Invaders from the Nth Dimension! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit per Nick Caputo.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Invaders from the Nth Dimension! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Robert Starr]
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Walter Bolton
Synopsis
Extra-dimensional creatures accidentally capture a human fisherman.

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Star Robber! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Jack Schiff

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jan Baltin; Martha Baltin; Bill Baltin; Lon Kelsey; Gus Norman
Synopsis
A young man grows up, captures the interplanetary thief, the Star Robber, and becomes a member of the Space Patrol.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Bob Hughes. Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

I Am a Robot! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alpha; Professor Stebbins; Mr. "Boss"
Synopsis
A naive, newly-built robot becomes involved with a group of bank robbers.

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Bring Christmas Cheer (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy
Synopsis
Superboy explains to a group of youngsters the advantages of cash over gifts for the needy.

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

Science Question Box / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A short science trivia quiz.

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll bring back some of the rarest wild flower specimens to the museum!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Professor Eureka collects some poison ivy.

Indexer Notes

This story is on the upper two-thirds of the page between the text article and the Nestlé's Crunch advertisement.

Lucky Block (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

The Crime Chase Through Time (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton (credited)
Pencils
Ed Smalle, Jr.
Inks
Ed Smalle, Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Rafferty; Professor Fairchild; Weepy Wilson
Synopsis
Detective Rafferty pursues crook Wilson into the future via Professor Fairchild's time travel ray.

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Big Town / 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)

Be a Success As a Radio-Television Technician (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

This Christmas Be a Cowboy (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Invaders from the Nth Dimension!
  2. 1. ["What a gift!"]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Invaders from the Nth Dimension!
  4. 3. ["There's a genuine Schwinn bike in every price class to suit you!"]
    Schwinn
  5. 4. The Star Robber!
  6. 5. ["Thrilling for features and fun!"]
    Columbia
  7. 6. ["It's a hold-up!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. I Am a Robot!
  10. 9. ["This Christmas ask Dad for a Roadmaster"]
    Roadmaster
  11. 10. How to Bring Christmas Cheer
    Superboy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Science Question Box
  13. 12. ["I'll bring back some of the rarest wild flower specimens to the museum!"]
    Professor Eureka
  14. 13. Lucky Block
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. ["Panic stalks the forest at the dread cry of 'Warpath!'"]
    Tomahawk
  16. 15. The Crime Chase Through Time
  17. 16. ["New -- and Great!"]
    Big Town
  18. 17. ["Given - Given"]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  19. 18. Be a Success As a Radio-Television Technician
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. This Christmas Be a Cowboy
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes