(November 1961)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly with the exception of Jan., April, July, and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

Last 10 cent issue.


The Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange
Reprints:
Keywords:
imposters

"Still 10c" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

This is an advertisement for DC comics" "Still 10c and still the best value in comics magazines at any price! Look for this label at your favorite newsstand... it's still your guarantee of the best in reading pleasure!"

The Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 16.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Akabubu (first appearance; villain); Tragdol (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Adam and Alanna battle some crytal conquerors from Karalyx.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (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

This feature is between parts 1 and 2 of "Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors".

[Nicholas-Louis De Lacaille] (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. Includes banner at the bottom of the page reading: "The Best Comics Are Still 10 Cents."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

The column includes three letters from Richard C. West of Mass.; Ken Gentry, Tenn.; and Bill Sarubbi, N.J. Replies include information on the first appearance of Adam Strange.

The Last Space-Feud! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Satellite Statistics / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information on Martian moon Phobos, Neptune's moon Nereid, Saturn's moon Titan, and circular orbits of satellites.

Indexer Notes

This page also includes the promo across the bottom "The Best Comics are still 10c".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. "Still 10c"
  3. 2. The Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  5. 4. [Nicholas-Louis De Lacaille]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  7. 6. The Last Space-Feud!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Satellite Statistics
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