(March 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julie 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

The Vampire World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cresto ?
Inks:
Cresto ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Confessions of a Martian! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman (credited)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Tarlton [Dhan Dtarl Than; Phil Mathers]; Hwar Klon; Ptan Xat; Harmony Shelby
Synopsis:
A Martian spy infiltrates an earth-based project to build a space ship for a trip to Mars.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Collect Royal stars of sports and movies!"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["We're holding her for ransom!"] (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)

Too Big for This World! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Magnus Harwood; Mrs. Harwood; Dr. Harwood
Synopsis:
A toddler accidentally drinks an accelerated growth formula.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["More babies are born in August than in any other month of the year!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Science Snaps / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Science trivia about sunlight, streamlining, and the human body's consumption of energy.

Indexer Notes

This filler is on the upper 2/3 of the page between the "Too Big for this World" story and the Columbia bicycle advertisement.

["Be king of the road with this great bike!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Time-Traveling Into the Past and Future! (Table of Contents: 9)

Just Imagine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff; Mort Weisinger; Bernie Breslauer
Pencils:
Virgil Finlay
Inks:
Virgil Finlay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Speculation about the benefits of time travel.
Reprints:

Buzzy Scores One for the Handicapped! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Susie; Johnny; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Buzzy reminds his friends that handicapped people want to have fun, too.

The Last Man and Woman! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
John Lehti
Inks:
John Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Numan; Evelyn Numan; Jak Dal
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a method of suspended animation that results in him and his wife re-starting the human race on a distant world in the far, far future.

Indexer Notes

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

["One Indian legend tells of the sun, moon, and stars..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Stars and Their Legends / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
American Indian legends about the stars and other celestial bodies.

Indexer Notes

This filler is on the upper 2/3 of the page between the last man and woman story and the Nestlé's advertisement.

["Our bunch all munch Nestlé's Crunch"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

["I'm doing a great thing for science..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Synopsis:
The professor experiments with eating.

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

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A science trivia quiz.

The Vampire World (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin]
Pencils:
Cresto
Inks:
Cresto
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ned Harris; Ralph Regis; Pat Regis
Synopsis:
Astronomer Ned Harris discovers a tentacled planetoid that soon attacks Earth.

Indexer Notes

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

["A great radio show..."] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Wanted - Boys & Girls to Get These Swell Prizes (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Success as a Radio-Television Technician (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Shoot Safe, Buddy! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Vampire World!
  2. 1. Tops in Comics!
  3. 2. The Confessions of a Martian!
  4. 3. ["Collect Royal stars of sports and movies!"]
    Royal Desserts
  5. 4. ["We're holding her for ransom!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Too Big for This World!
  8. 7. ["More babies are born in August than in any other month of the year!"]
    Science Snaps
  9. 8. ["Be king of the road with this great bike!"]
    Columbia
  10. 9. Time-Traveling Into the Past and Future!
    Just Imagine
  11. 10. Buzzy Scores One for the Handicapped!
    Buzzy
  12. 11. The Last Man and Woman!
  13. 12. ["One Indian legend tells of the sun, moon, and stars..."]
    Stars and Their Legends
  14. 13. ["Our bunch all munch Nestlé's Crunch"]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. ["I'm doing a great thing for science..."]
    Professor Eureka
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Science Question Box
  17. 16. The Vampire World
  18. 17. ["A great radio show..."]
    Big Town
  19. 18. Wanted - Boys & Girls to Get These Swell Prizes
    American Seed Company
  20. 19. Be a Success as a Radio-Television Technician
    National Radio Institute
  21. 20. Shoot Safe, Buddy!
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes