(August 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-06-27
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[The Day the Past Came Back!] (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Comet [Adam Blake]

Indexer Notes

Cover title submitted by John Fallon via the GCD Error tracker.

Tops in Westerns! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Day the Past Came Back! (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
superhero
Characters
Captain Comet [Adam Blake]

Indexer Notes

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

Cornered in the Corral! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Sun and the Moon (Table of Contents: 4)

Curiosity Corner / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel [as Naydel] (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel [as Naydel] (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel [as Naydel] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Reign of the Elephants (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Manley Wade Wellman (credited)
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Captain Tootsie and His Vacation-Time Pals (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (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)

Prophecy of Doom! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The "Popsicle" Kids in New Mexico (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
I'll be gone a few minutes, Robbie...
Genre
humor; science fiction

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Missing Moon! (Table of Contents: 15)

Chris KL-99 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton (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: 16)

Professor Brainstorm / 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
Professor Brainstorm, the department of psychology wants a complete report...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Telzall / advertisement / 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
?

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Day the Past Came Back!]
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Tops in Westerns!
  3. 2. The Day the Past Came Back!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. Cornered in the Corral!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. The Sun and the Moon
    Curiosity Corner
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  7. 6. The Reign of the Elephants
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie and His Vacation-Time Pals
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. Prophecy of Doom!
  12. 11. The "Popsicle" Kids in New Mexico
    Popsicle
  13. 12. ["I'll be gone a few minutes, Robbie..."]
    Robbie the Robot
  14. 13. Neat Treat!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    General Science Quiz
  16. 15. The Missing Moon!
    Chris KL-99
  17. 16. ["Professor Brainstorm, the department of psychology wants a complete report..."]
    Professor Brainstorm
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Telzall
  20. 19. Sweet Land of Liberty!
    Peter Porkchops
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
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