(August 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Battle of the Colossal Creatures! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Last Days of Planet Mars! (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?; Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Space Ranger continued from try -out in Showcase #15, 16.

The Tree of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morris Waldinger

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["There are rumors about this desert being inhabited by monsters..."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Lighthouse In The Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Comets, Helium, Robot] (Table of Contents)

Scientific Word Origins / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

The Super-Insect Army (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Battle of the Colossal Creatures (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover story
Writer credit suggested by textual analysis from Lou Mougin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle of the Colossal Creatures!
  2. 1. The Last Days of Planet Mars!
    Space Ranger
  3. 2. The Tree of Death
  4. 3. ["There are rumors about this desert being inhabited by monsters..."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  5. 4. The Lighthouse In The Sky
  6. 5. [Comets, Helium, Robot]
    Scientific Word Origins
  7. 6. The Super-Insect Army
  8. 7. Battle of the Colossal Creatures
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner