(April-May 1951)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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.


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

["Millions of readers know..."] (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)

["Let's go in and hear our fortunes!"] (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:

["-And now students, we shall discuss..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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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