(December 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-10-31
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

Editorial credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC comics. On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Strange Sideshow of Dr. Schill! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Compare this cover with the cover on Justice League of America (1960 series) # 8.

Don't Be Earth-Bound! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Captain Comet -- Enemy of Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

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

Pete the Flash Scores for Captain Tootsie (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strange Sideshow of Dr. Schill! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin] (credited)
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The 1000-Year-Old Man! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Acid Test!] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Four science quizzes, with answers at the bottom.

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

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Rival Columbus of Space! (Table of Contents: 17)

Chris KL-99 / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Speed of Light (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Sheaffer's Skrip / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Strange Sideshow of Dr. Schill!
  2. 1. Don't Be Earth-Bound!
    Mystery in Space
  3. 2. Captain Comet -- Enemy of Earth!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. Pete the Flash Scores for Captain Tootsie
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Strange Sideshow of Dr. Schill!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  10. 9. The 1000-Year-Old Man!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  12. 11. Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory
    Erector
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  14. 13. [The Acid Test!]
    General Science Quiz
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  16. 15. ["I-it's spooky in this old haunted house!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. The Rival Columbus of Space!
    Chris KL-99
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  21. 20. The Speed of Light
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's Skrip
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