(April 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-02-27
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.


[no title indexed] (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

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
?

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Secret of the Twelve Eternals! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Broome
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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gretchen Fraser

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Photographic film is more sensitive than the human eye...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Canals of Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin] (credited)
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Sy Barry
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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Man Who Killed Himself! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
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: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 12)

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 Exile of Space (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Robert Starr] (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
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)

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 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

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 16)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Secret of the Twelve Eternals!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  5. 4. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Photographic film is more sensitive than the human eye..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  8. 7. The Canals of Earth!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  10. 9. The Man Who Killed Himself!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    General Science Quiz
  12. 11. ["Gee! A new boy!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. The Exile of Space
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  17. 16. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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