(February 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

Script and art credits for fillers verified from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


Beware the Synthetic Men! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Buzzy Says: "Be Yourself-- Your Best Self!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Beware the Synthetic Men! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as Edgar Ray Merritt] (credited)
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["W-we're lost in this cave!!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Last Days of Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
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: 8) (Expand) /

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Frederick Wilhelm Bessel] (Table of Contents: 10)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Reprints:

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Magnetic Attraction!] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Brain of Dr. Royer! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin] (credited)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
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.

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

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

["Rain purifies the atmosphere..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Luden's Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Why Summer Is Hot and Winter Cold (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Synthetic Men!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Be Yourself-- Your Best Self!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Beware the Synthetic Men!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  5. 4. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["W-we're lost in this cave!!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Last Days of Earth!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  10. 9. Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. [Frederick Wilhelm Bessel]
    Giants of the Telescope
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [Magnetic Attraction!]
    General Science Quiz
  14. 13. The Brain of Dr. Royer!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  16. 15. ["Rain purifies the atmosphere..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  18. 17. Why Summer Is Hot and Winter Cold
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gene Reed
  • Denys Howard
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mark Gordon
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