Mystery in Space #5

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1951-January 1952
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9271

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (co-editor)
Mort Weisinger (co-editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Outcast of Lost World! (Knights of the Galaxy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Galaxy
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (House of Mystery) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
House of Mystery

Credits

Pencils
Win Mortimer ?

Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for House of Mystery #1 with cover repro.

Show/hide 2. Outcast of Lost World! (Knights of the Galaxy) Comic story, 7.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Galaxy
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Lyle; Ora; Rax; Commander Artho

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #14 ([November 1959])
Outcast of the Lost World

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Out of This World; Necco) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Out of This World; Necco
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Kellogg's Pep) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Pep
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Royal Desserts) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Royal Desserts
Show/hide 6. Kidnaped [sic] in Space! Comic story, 3.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Notes

Inks originally attributed to John Giunta, but confirmed as Bernard Sachs, along with writing and pencilling credits, from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Vitalis Hair Cream) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vitalis Hair Cream
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Nabisco Shredded Wheat) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Nabisco Shredded Wheat
Characters
Straight Arrow
Show/hide 9. The Pool of Time! Comic story, 7.75 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Mort Weisinger ?

Notes

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

Show/hide 10. Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector

Notes

On the page between page 5 and page 6 of the previous story sequence. 2/3 of the ad is in sequential art form.

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 12. Captain Tootsie Bags a Mountain Lion (Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Bill Schreiber
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Stars and Their Legends) Comic story, 1 page

"Andromeda was the daughter of King Cepheus..."

Featuring

Feature
Stars and Their Legends
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker

Notes

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

Show/hide 14. How to Locate Andromeda in the Sky Activity, 1 page

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker

Notes

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

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"I-it's spooky in this old haunted house!"

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]

Notes

comic style ad for Double Bubble Gum

Show/hide 16. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Notes

Includes a plug for A Date with Judy on ABC.

Show/hide 17. Saturn? (What Do You Know About) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
What Do You Know About
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 18. The Secret Story of Ray-Gun 64! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Notes

Inks originally attributed to Frank Giacoia, but confirmed as Joe Giella, along with writing and pencilling credits, from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 19. No title recorded (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lionel Trains
Show/hide 20. Biography of the Earth Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker

Notes

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

Show/hide 21. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Art
Fred Harman

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 22. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Characters
Otto Graham

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Additional information on fillers and ads provided by Arthur Lortie. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33543

Entry created

  • 04/09/2007

Index completed

  • 14/09/2019

Last updated

  • 14/09/2019