(March 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-01-30
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 World of Flying Men! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero

The Team's the Thing! (Table of Contents: 1)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs; Allergy; Hank Borden

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The World of Flying 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
Sy Barry
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.

Charlie Wild and the Hitch-Hiker (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Superman and the Mole Men / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Girl in the Golden Flower! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Robert Starr] (credited)
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flora
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story page credits a "Robert Starr" which was a pseudonym Julius Schwartz used to make it look like he had more writers. Bob Hughes via email.

What Sparks a Champion --Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

One-Way Trip to Mars! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as John Osgood] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
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: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Life on Earth may be destroyed some day by a passing comet...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

Riddle Me This; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Character Study!] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Man in the Mystery Mask! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ross Rackett; Abner Primm; Hector Van
Synopsis
Ross Racket travels 500 years into the future to avoid being caught for murdering Abner Primm.
Reprints
Keywords
time machine; time travel

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World of Flying Men!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. The Team's the Thing!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. The World of Flying Men!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. Charlie Wild and the Hitch-Hiker
    Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Golly, he's good!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman and the Mole Men
  7. 6. Girl in the Golden Flower!
  8. 7. What Sparks a Champion --Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  9. 8. One-Way Trip to Mars!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  11. 10. ["Life on Earth may be destroyed some day by a passing comet..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  13. 12. [Character Study!]
    General Science Quiz
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  16. 15. The Man in the Mystery Mask!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
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