Mystery in Space #50

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14917

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Runaway Space-Train! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics; the records imply that Frank Giacoia was paid for the inks (25 January 2008)

Show/hide 1. The Runaway Space-Train! Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Bobby; Vectus; Nell

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Synopsis

A group of humans on a train are transported across the universe to Almoran. At the same time a group of Almoran aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as Earthlings.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Show/hide 2. The Family Favorite! Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

This PSA ran in several DC Comics cover dated March, 1959.

Show/hide 3. Earth...Condemned World! Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 4. Giovanni Donati (Giants of the Telescope) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giants of the Telescope
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008. Location from Ed Boner, January 2009.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Wonders of Space) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wonders of Space

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters asking scientific questions and responses. Sequence added by Ed Boner, January 2009.

Show/hide 6. Riddle of Asteroid 8794 Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Frank Giacoia

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37463

Entry created

  • 25/09/2008

Index completed

  • 24/07/2015

Last updated

  • 24/07/2015