(August 1960)

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; 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

Guardian Beasts of the Life Stone! (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Prisoner on Pluto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Walt Coates helps Weeb, a Plutonian who crash-landed near his home. However, Weeb is a wanted criminal on Pluto and Walt is arrested and taken there to stand trial as an accomplice.

["Another missile lost in the ocean, Dr. Rocket!"] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis:
Dr. Rocket figures out a way to keep his missiles from being lost.

Lend a Friendly Hand! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
When he sees some boys being unfriendly to a refugee boy, Superman takes them across the world to see the conditions refugees have come from and tells them that they need to be nicer.

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1.

The Chameleon of Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Astronaut York Barton tests the Cellulizer, an invention that can transform men into creatures that are able to adapt to other planetary conditions.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Last Man on the Moon (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

First Into Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
facts about flight

The Guardian Beasts of the Life Stone (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Mr. Gorba (villain); Bart Jeffers; Dr. Pedri
Synopsis:
An old space prospector tells Space Ranger and his crew about the mysterious Life Stone which has kept him alive for 200 years. The villainous Gorba plots to acquire the Life Stone for himself.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Guardian Beasts of the Life Stone!
    Space Ranger
  2. 1. Prisoner on Pluto
  3. 2. ["Another missile lost in the ocean, Dr. Rocket!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  4. 3. Lend a Friendly Hand!
    Superman
  5. 4. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Chameleon of Space
  7. 6. Last Man on the Moon
  8. 7. First Into Space
  9. 8. The Guardian Beasts of the Life Stone
    Space Ranger
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner