(March-April 1959)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Adam -- Help me! I'm being pulled into space by a magnetic meteor!"] (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Ira Schnapp (Adam Strange logo design)

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics; the records indicate that Frank Giacoia was paid for the inks but art spotters agree they are by Bernard Sachs (25 January 2008). Logo design credit per Todd Klein.

Challenge of the Star-Hunter! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Leothric (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Adam Strange is selected to be Rann's champion to face Leothric.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fakir; Indian Rope Trick; Ranagar; Rann; Zeta-Beam

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (25 January 2008)

Planetary Names (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Sequence located between the two chapters of the previous sequence.

The Family Favorite (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Our Strange Universe (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The "End" of the Universe (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Mystery of the Mental Menace! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Zakkad (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Zakkad sends a magnetic meteor to Rann to draw Adam Strange to his world where he plans to get the secret of teleportation from Adam Strange and use it to conquer the universe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ranagar; Rann; Zeta-Beam

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (25 January 2008); original indexer credited the inks to Joe Giella.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Adam -- Help me! I'm being pulled into space by a magnetic meteor!"]
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Challenge of the Star-Hunter!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. Planetary Names
  4. 3. The Family Favorite
  5. 4. Our Strange Universe
  6. 5. The "End" of the Universe
  7. 6. Mystery of the Mental Menace!
    Adam Strange
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ed Boner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner