(April-May 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-02-18
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. On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If Mars doesn't win the Interplanetary Olympics as you predicted...
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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! A new boy!
Genre
children

Indexer Notes

ad for Double Bubble gum

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Includes a plug for A Date with Judy on ABC.

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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Lucky' Luden's and his pal go exploring in a haunted house...
Genre
children

Indexer Notes

ad for Luden's cough drops

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

ad for House of Mystery #3

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gretchen Fraser

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
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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