(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)

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
Jack Adler
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
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 (credited as Anthony Dion)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From planet Earth to the giant star Arcturus, roves a legendary band - - The Galaxy Knights!
Feature Logo
Knights of the Galaxy
Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Knights of the Galaxy (introduction); Lyle (introduction); Prof Vorko; Knight Commander Artho; Commando Thom; Korvo; Ora
Synopsis
In the 30th century, Lyle is the newest recruit to the band of interplanetary commandos who maintain peace throughout the galaxy.

Indexer Notes

Inks were previously credited to Joe Giella.

[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 (credited as Robert Starr)
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've stolen my name...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Frank Struthers; Mr. Cummings; Alice Struthers; Dr. Edgar Ferris; Antra-A
Synopsis
Frank Struthers finds his life has been usurped by another man. Spying a piece in a newspaper, the photo shows a scientist who could be his brother. He pays him a visit and replaces the scientist, in order to uncover the mystery, only to find that it is an alien plot designed to rule over the Earth.

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; non-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
Pencils
Frank Frazetta (signed as FF)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (signed as FF)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What were the glowing spheres that rained down on Earth...
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 / comics-form advertising / 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
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're glowing - - red hot!
Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Page count from Christoph Melchert.

Inks were previously credited to Bernard Sachs.

[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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