(August-September 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); Julie Schwartz (actual 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

["There's no escape! We're victims of the diamond death!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check-- and Doublecheck!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Seven Wonders of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Top Speed Stops Spy (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Message to the Moon! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

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

The Perfect Planet! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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

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

Message to Parents (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rocket Take Off... (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Meteor of Revenge! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (signed)
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger ?

Genre:
science fiction

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Today we're going to have a contest!"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Odd Facts About Meteors (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

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

How to Measure the Diameter of the Sun (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Uranus? (Table of Contents: 15)

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

The Martian Horse! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Manny Rubin (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The Phantom Stranger; House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of Treasure Cave (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["There's no escape! We're victims of the diamond death!"]
  2. 1. Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check-- and Doublecheck!"
    Superman
  3. 2. The Seven Wonders of Space!
  4. 3. Top Speed Stops Spy
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. Message to the Moon!
  6. 5. The Perfect Planet!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. Message to Parents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  10. 9. Rocket Take Off...
  11. 10. The Meteor of Revenge!
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. ["Today we're going to have a contest!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  14. 13. Odd Facts About Meteors
  15. 14. How to Measure the Diameter of the Sun
  16. 15. Uranus?
    What Do You Know About
  17. 16. The Martian Horse!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  19. 18. Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans!
    The Phantom Stranger; House of Mystery
  20. 19. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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