(August-September 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-06-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius 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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's no escape! We're victims of the diamond death!
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)

[no title indexed] (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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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