Mystery in Space #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
June-July 1951
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8938

Credits

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Jesse James- Highwayman of Space! (Knights of the Galaxy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Galaxy
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Commando Lyle; Ora; Jesse James

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Show/hide 1. Top Value in America's Top Comics! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Jesse James--Highwayman of Space! (Knights of the Galaxy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Galaxy
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Commando Lyle; Ora; Jesse James; Commander Artho

Credits

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

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Kellogg's Raisin Bran) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Raisin Bran
Show/hide 4. The "Popsicle" Twins at Great Salt Lake (Popsicle) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Popsicle
Show/hide 5. Secret of the Ages Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton [as Hugh Davidson]
Art
John Giunta
Editing
Mort Weisinger ?

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 7. Gains Fame in Race with Flame (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Wonder why we aren't catching any fish?"

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 9. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. The Comet Peril! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Mort Weisinger ?

Notes

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

Show/hide 11. Captain Tootsie to the Rescue (Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Schreiber
Art
Bill Schreiber
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Professor Brainstorm) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"No human has ever seen the other side of the moon!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Brainstorm
Genre
Humor; science fiction

Credits

Script
Irwin Hasen
Art
Irwin Hasen
Letters
Irwin Hasen

Notes

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

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. Eclipses? (What do you Know about) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
What do you Know about
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Julius Schwartz
Art
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. The Micro-Men! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton [as Robert Starr]
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Bob Lander

Notes

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

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Destination Earth) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Bon voyage!"

Featuring

Feature
Destination Earth
Genre
Humor; science fiction

Credits

Script
Irwin Hasen
Art
Irwin Hasen
Letters
Irwin Hasen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #105 ([March 1965?])
Destination--Earth
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #105 ([March 1965?])

Notes

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

Show/hide 17. Untitled (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Stars and their Legends) Cartoon, 0.67 pages

"Near Orion, between the Hare constellation and the Milky Way lies the Great Dog of Orion..."

Featuring

Feature
Stars and their Legends
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 20. Superboy Says: "Know Your Country!" (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 21. Untitled (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Indexed with information supplied by Art Lortie. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39433

Cover added

  • 22/03/2009

Index completed

  • 14/09/2019

Last updated

  • 14/09/2019