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(December 1960)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Radioactive Menace! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, June 2009).

The Radioactive Menace! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Carlon Zan (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

[Samuel A. Mitchell] (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.

["The Next Giant Superman Annual..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Day the Earth "Dyed"! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Flash; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Dear Science Editor: I weigh exactly 100 pounds."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Science questions and answers, with one related illustration.

["One of the first maps of our Milky Way Galaxy"] (Table of Contents)

Our Strange Universe / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Four panels with scientific facts about space.

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

PSA celebrating United Nations Day, October 24th.

The Luckiest Man in the Solar System! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page 2 panel 2 (Charity Bazaar emcee).

Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Radioactive Menace!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. The Radioactive Menace!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. [Samuel A. Mitchell]
    Giants of the Telescope
  4. 3. ["The Next Giant Superman Annual..."]
    Superman Annual
  5. 4. The Day the Earth "Dyed"!
  6. 5. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    Flash; Strange Adventures
  7. 6. ["Dear Science Editor: I weigh exactly 100 pounds."]
    Wonders of Space
  8. 7. ["One of the first maps of our Milky Way Galaxy"]
    Our Strange Universe
  9. 8. Children of Tomorrow!
  10. 9. The Luckiest Man in the Solar System!
  11. 10. Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    Brave and the Bold
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
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