(September 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-07-30
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.


Doomsday on Earth! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero

Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Wolfie

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Golden Eggs from Saturn! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Martian Joke! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mann Rubin [as Robert Starr] (credited)
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Exerel (Martian); Bud Hadley (Earthman)
Synopsis
Martians don't know how to laugh! So they send a martian, Exerel, to find the secret of laughter. Meeting Bud Hadley, an ex-comedian hunted by police, Exerel bargains with him for the secret.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Characters, synopsis, and writer signature provided by Doc Mars via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Comet, Helium, Robot] (Table of Contents: 8)

Scientific Word Origins / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Mystery of Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Magic Room! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Science Says You're 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
Planets and stars shine with the same light...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[Eyes on Other Worlds!] (Table of Contents: 13)

General Science Quiz / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Doomsday on Earth! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doomsday on Earth!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Golden Eggs from Saturn!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories
  5. 4. ["Golly, he's good!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Martian Joke!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. [Comet, Helium, Robot]
    Scientific Word Origins
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  11. 10. The Mystery of Atlantis!
  12. 11. The Magic Room!
  13. 12. ["Planets and stars shine with the same light..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That...
  14. 13. [Eyes on Other Worlds!]
    General Science Quiz
  15. 14. Doomsday on Earth!
    Captain Comet
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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  • Gene Reed
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  • Peter Croome
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