(September 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julie 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.


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)

["Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon!'] (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

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)

["I want a big story about Dubble Bubble..."] (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).

["We've been here all day, Robbie..."] (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

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

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)

["It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water..."] (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)

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:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Denys Howard
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes