(August 1959)

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

Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:
Keywords:
jetpacks; robots

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (2 February 2008)

Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Zagar (first appearance; a robot); Vor Kan (first appearance; villain); Kal Jat (first appearance)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (2 February 2008)

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops

["The Corona -- outermost layer..."] (Table of Contents)

Our Amazing Universe! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text on astronomical matters including corona, nebulae, Hermes asteroid, and Biela's Comet.

Prisoner of the Electric Eye! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kly Toler; Jedro
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Sir David Gill] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008.

["(Editor's note: The letter presented below is representative..."] (Table of Contents)

Wonders of Space / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editor Schwartz gives background information on Adam Strange and the zeta-beam.

Earth's Secret Space-War! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Howard Melville; alien from Omeron

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (2 February 2008)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Menace of the Robot Raiders!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Menace of the Robot Raiders!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. ["The Corona -- outermost layer..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  5. 4. Prisoner of the Electric Eye!
  6. 5. [Sir David Gill]
    Giants of the Telescope
  7. 6. ["(Editor's note: The letter presented below is representative..."]
    Wonders of Space
  8. 7. Earth's Secret Space-War!
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