(April-May 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual co-editor); Mort Weisinger (actual co-editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

some information supplied by Arthur Lortie


["If Mars doesn't win the Interplanetary Olympics as you predicted..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
Olympic Games

Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Challenge of the Robot Knight! (Table of Contents: 2)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
R-41; Lyle; Ora; Commader Artho
Synopsis:
Ora disguises herself as a robot on the theory that even a robot will face less discrimination than a woman, when she applies to join the Knights of the Galaxy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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)

["Gee! A new boy!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Weighed 20 Tons! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

["'Lucky' Luden's and his pal go exploring in a haunted house..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Enter Here- If You Dare! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

House of Mystery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Counterfeit Humans! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils:
John Giunta (signed)
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

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

Jupiter? (Table of Contents: 11)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

How to Measure the Moon's Diameter (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The World Where Dreams Come True! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Manny Rubin (signed)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last Alex Toth art for DC for 10 years (and for Julius Schwartz forever). Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If Mars doesn't win the Interplanetary Olympics as you predicted..."]
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Challenge of the Robot Knight!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  5. 4. ["Gee! A new boy!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Man Who Weighed 20 Tons!
  8. 7. ["'Lucky' Luden's and his pal go exploring in a haunted house..."]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  9. 8. Enter Here- If You Dare!
    House of Mystery
  10. 9. The Case of the Counterfeit Humans!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  12. 11. Jupiter?
    What Do You Know About
  13. 12. How to Measure the Moon's Diameter
  14. 13. The World Where Dreams Come True!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  17. 16. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  18. 17. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
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