(July 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-05-27
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

Script and art credits for fillers verified from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986. On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Air-Bandits from Space! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet
Keywords
monsters

Now More Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Air Bandits from Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome [as Edgar Ray Merritt] (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet; Professor Zackro

Indexer Notes

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

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

Kellogg's Pep / 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 Other Earths! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman (credited)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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) /

Schwinn Black Phantom / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Robbie the Robot / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're run-down, Robbie!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Experiment of Dr. Sylvan! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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: 11) (Expand) /

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Destination Earth / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's not much opportunity up here for me!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

Neat Treat! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[...And Then There Was Light!] (Table of Contents: 14)

General Science Quiz / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

The World That Drowned (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin]
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Sy Barry
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: 16)

Professor Brainstorm / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is my greatest scientific invention -- A super-duper sound machine!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Smarties! (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
Stookie Allen

Genre
biography
Characters
Joel Finnegan; Don McCormick; Eddie Posner; Henry Struck

Look for the Real Reason (Table of Contents: 19)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
humor; advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Squeeze Play Saves the Day! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story!; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Air-Bandits from Space!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever!
  3. 2. The Air Bandits from Space!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  5. 4. ["Make her walk the plank!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Other Earths!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Black Phantom
  9. 8. ["You're run-down, Robbie!"]
    Robbie the Robot
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  11. 10. The Experiment of Dr. Sylvan!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  13. 12. ["There's not much opportunity up here for me!"]
    Destination Earth
  14. 13. Neat Treat!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. [...And Then There Was Light!]
    General Science Quiz
  16. 15. The World That Drowned
  17. 16. ["This is my greatest scientific invention -- A super-duper sound machine!"]
    Professor Brainstorm
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  19. 18. Smarties!
  20. 19. Look for the Real Reason
    Leave It to Binky
  21. 20. Squeeze Play Saves the Day!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story!; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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