(June-July 1959)

DC, 1958 Series
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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:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Prisoners of Robot Planet! (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Juhl
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The Man Who Stole the Future (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; June Robbins; Marie; Drabny
Synopsis:
June's friend Marie comes to meet the Challengers to ask them to investigate weird events in her home country of Mordania. There they meet and fight the evil Drabny, whose scientific inventions have enabled him to take over Mordania.
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Indexer Notes

Introduction of Drabny, later a member of the Challenger Haters.

Your Passport to Strange Adventures (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
House ad for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #87 and My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #32.

Fred Finds a Way (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
sports

["I'm glad you dropped in, Prof. Eureka!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor

The Prisoners of Robot Planet (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Juhl; Kra
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Indexer Notes

Introduction of Kra, later a member of the Challenger Haters.

["Am I glad we finally quit that rodeo, Slim!"] (Table of Contents)

Slim & Curly / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

appears between pages 7 and 8 of "Prisoners of Robot Planet"

Sorcerer of the Swamps (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoners of Robot Planet!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. The Man Who Stole the Future
    Challengers of the Unknown
  3. 2. Your Passport to Strange Adventures
    DC Comics
  4. 3. Fred Finds a Way
  5. 4. ["I'm glad you dropped in, Prof. Eureka!"]
    Professor Eureka
  6. 5. The Prisoners of Robot Planet
    Challengers of the Unknown
  7. 6. ["Am I glad we finally quit that rodeo, Slim!"]
    Slim & Curly
  8. 7. Sorcerer of the Swamps
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