(August-September 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

The Duel of the Planets! (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:
Commando Lyle; Ora; 3 Mercurians
Keywords:
spacecraft

Favorites in Fantasy! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Duel of the Planets! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?; Joe Giella ? (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lyle; Millo; Jorgo Warlord of Mercury; Ora

Indexer Notes

Writer and pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's records indicate Joe Giella was paid for inking the story, but Bob Bailey disputes this, identifying Frank Giacoia as the inker.

The "Popsicle" Kids in Nevada Bad Lands (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hercules, son of Jupiter, was pictured by the Greeks..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Stars and Their Legends / comic story / 0.67 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: 5) (Expand) /

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Heroes out of Time! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carr Davis; Anne Rell; Dr. Indigo Maylor; Benjamin Franklin; Napolean

Indexer Notes

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

Captain Tootsie Silences Rattler (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Step right up, folks..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Vengeance of the Moth! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger ?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Cornered in the Corral! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["Professor Brainstorm, the school needs funds..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Professor Brainstorm / comic story / 0.67 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: 13) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Mars? (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; math & science

["As Chief Professor of Science of the planet Jupiter..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Destination Earth / comic story / 0.67 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.

Neat Treat! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Big House of Space! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Willis Wend; Derek Crombie; Bruce Trendon; Thidd

Indexer Notes

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

Tomahawk! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Sweet Land of Liberty! (Table of Contents: 19)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Duel of the Planets!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  2. 1. Favorites in Fantasy!
  3. 2. Duel of the Planets!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. The "Popsicle" Kids in Nevada Bad Lands
    Popsicle
  5. 4. ["Hercules, son of Jupiter, was pictured by the Greeks..."]
    Stars and Their Legends
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  7. 6. Heroes out of Time!
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Silences Rattler
    Captain Tootsie
  9. 8. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. Vengeance of the Moth!
  12. 11. Cornered in the Corral!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  13. 12. ["Professor Brainstorm, the school needs funds..."]
    Professor Brainstorm
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. Mars?
    What Do You Know About
  16. 15. ["As Chief Professor of Science of the planet Jupiter..."]
    Destination Earth
  17. 16. Neat Treat!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  18. 17. Big House of Space!
  19. 18. Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  20. 19. Sweet Land of Liberty!
    Peter Porkchops
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
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