(August 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-07-01
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.


The Last Woman on Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
cages; extraterrestrials

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
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman lectures two drivers and a bicyclist about road safety.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Meet Your Masters-- The Ants! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tolax; Roccz; Frank Kuhl; Bill Vance
Synopsis
In the past giant ants are destroyed by humans but they send their eggs into space to return 10,000 years later.
Reprints
Keywords
ants

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Top Speed Stops Spy (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Last Woman on Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Robert Starr] (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Message to Parents (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
polio

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Science Says Your [sic] Wrong if You Believe That... / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are canals on Mars...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Ghost Planet! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Brain-Pirates of Planet X! (Table of Contents: 14)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome [as Edgar Ray Merritt] (credited)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero

Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of Treasure Cave (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Last Woman on Earth!
  2. 1. Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check-- And Doublecheck!"
    Superman
  3. 2. Meet Your Masters-- The Ants!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. Top Speed Stops Spy
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. ["Today we're going to have a contest!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Last Woman on Earth!
  9. 8. Message to Parents
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  11. 10. ["There are canals on Mars..."]
    Science Says Your [sic] Wrong if You Believe That...
  12. 11. The Ghost Planet!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    General Science Quiz
  15. 14. The Brain-Pirates of Planet X!
    Captain Comet
  16. 15. Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans!
    Sensation Mystery; House of Mystery
  17. 16. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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