(April-May 1951)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951-02-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual co-editor); Mort Weisinger (actual co-editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index includes information supplied by Arthur Lortie. On-sale date from copyright registration.


Nine Worlds to Conquer! (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lyle; Ora
Reprints
Keywords
spacecraft

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

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

Nine Worlds to Conquer! (Table of Contents: 2)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Anthony Dion]
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Knights of the Galaxy (introduction); Lyle; Prof Vorko; Commander Artho; Korvo; Ora

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

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / 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 Mind Robbers (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome [as Robert Starr]
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

If The Sun Went Out! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Virgil Finlay
Inks
Virgil Finlay
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger ?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Speculation on mankind's fate is presented.
Reprints

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

Professor Brainstorm / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-And now students, we shall discuss...
Genre
humor; science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Spores from Space! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox]
Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Doctor Brady; Jim Huston; Nan; Professor Edwards
Synopsis
Spores from outer space present a deadly challenge to humanity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page count corrected by Greg Theakston. Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Captain Tootsie in the North Woods (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Says: "Human Rights for All!" (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Comets? (Table of Contents: 14)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Orion, the Belted Giant! (Table of Contents: 15)

Stars and Their Legends / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Men Who Lived Forever (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Page count from Christoph Melchert.

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

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

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nine Worlds to Conquer!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  2. 1. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. Nine Worlds to Conquer!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  5. 4. ["Let's go in and hear our fortunes!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Mind Robbers
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  9. 8. If The Sun Went Out!
    Just Imagine
  10. 9. ["-And now students, we shall discuss..."]
    Professor Brainstorm
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  12. 11. Spores from Space!
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie in the North Woods
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. Superman Says: "Human Rights for All!"
    Superman
  15. 14. Comets?
    What Do You Know About
  16. 15. Orion, the Belted Giant!
    Stars and Their Legends
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  18. 17. The Men Who Lived Forever
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Strange Adventures
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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