(September 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-07-25
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

Credits for fillers confirmed from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986. On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Girl from the Diamond Planet! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Girl from the Diamond Planet! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Broome [as Edgar Ray Merritt] (credited)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

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

What Builds a Champion Builds You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

How to Look Your Best! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Brain Masters of Polaris (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome [as John Osgood] (credited)
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Al Toth] (signed)
Inks
Sy Barry [as Seymour Barry] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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) /

Kellogg's Pep / 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)

Sideways in Time! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller] (credited); John Braillard (credited)
Pencils
Mel Keefer
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Also confirmed by Keefer in Alter Ego #119 (August 2013). John Braillard is not credited in Schwartz's records and has only one other credit (Metal Men #29).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Robbie the Robot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've been here all day, Robbie...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Robbie
Reprints

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

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

Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!" (Table of Contents: 13)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

[Down to Earth!] (Table of Contents: 14)

General Science Quiz / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Exiled from Earth! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
gorillas; time travel

Indexer Notes

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

Tomahawk! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Science Snaps / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl from the Diamond Planet!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Girl from the Diamond Planet!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. What Builds a Champion Builds You!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon!"]
    Professor Brainstorm
  6. 5. How to Look Your Best!
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. The Brain Masters of Polaris
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. ["I want a big story about Dubble Bubble..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. Sideways in Time!
  12. 11. ["We've been here all day, Robbie..."]
    Robbie the Robot
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  14. 13. Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!"
    Buzzy
  15. 14. [Down to Earth!]
    General Science Quiz
  16. 15. Exiled from Earth!
  17. 16. Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  18. 17. ["It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water..."]
    Science Snaps
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  20. 19. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • FG Superman
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Denys Howard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes