(September 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

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)

["Golly, he's good!"] (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:

["Planets and stars shine with the same light..."] (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

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)

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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:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Denys Howard
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
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