(May 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

Smugglers of Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane ?; Carmine Infantino ?; Sy Barry ?
Inks:
Sy Barry ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

The GCD previously listed Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino as possible inkers, but Nick Caputo removed those credits.

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Smugglers of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Cover story.

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

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

New Wheaties Are Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Edmund Halley] (Table of Contents: 5)

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:

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie. Script & art credit verified by Gene Reed from records sent to him by Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

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

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

The Man Who Mastered Time! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Time-Lag in Scientific Discoveries (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and art credit verified from credits sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Ride a Bike- It's Fun! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Riddle of the Ice Ages (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta ?
Inks:
John Giunta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Enter Here... If You Dare! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["When does the race start?"] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Slaves of the Sea-Master! (Table of Contents: 16)

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:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Reprints:

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

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

How to Regulate Your Watch by the Stars! (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art attribution by Ger Apeldoorn. Script and art credit verified by records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Sheaffer's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Smugglers of Space!
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Smugglers of Space!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  5. 4. New Wheaties Are Better Than Ever!
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [Edmund Halley]
    Giants of the Telescope
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. The Man Who Mastered Time!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  10. 9. Time-Lag in Scientific Discoveries
  11. 10. Ride a Bike- It's Fun!
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  12. 11. Riddle of the Ice Ages
  13. 12. Enter Here... If You Dare!
    House of Mystery
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    General Science Quiz
  15. 14. ["When does the race start?"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  16. 15. Editorial Advisory Board
  17. 16. Slaves of the Sea-Master!
    Captain Comet
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  19. 18. How to Regulate Your Watch by the Stars!
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Denys Howard
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes