(April-May 1961)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1961-02-14
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from Blackhawk #159.


The Beasts from the Fabulous Gem! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

The Alien Who Stole a Planet (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin; Bob Brown
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Ranger
Synopsis:
House ad for current issues of House of Mystery, Tales of the Unexpected and My Greatest Adventure.

The Sea Beasts from One Million B.C.! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad
Synopsis:
House ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #31.

["Let's go! This is a television camera."] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction

Captive of the Criminal Brain (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Beasts From the Fabulous Gem (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 7 and 8 of "Beasts from the Fabulous Gem!"

Animal Time-Sense (Table of Contents)

filler / pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprints only the top half of the original feature.

["Phooey! I never like to use oil on my hair!"] (Table of Contents)

Science Shorts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Beasts from the Fabulous Gem!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. The Alien Who Stole a Planet
    Challengers of the Unknown
  3. 2. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures
    DC Comics
  4. 3. The Sea Beasts from One Million B.C.!
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  5. 4. ["Let's go! This is a television camera."]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. Captive of the Criminal Brain
  7. 6. Beasts From the Fabulous Gem
    Challengers of the Unknown
  8. 7. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  9. 8. Animal Time-Sense
  10. 9. ["Phooey! I never like to use oil on my hair!"]
    Science Shorts
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Clayton Emery
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk