(November-December 1962)

DC, 1961 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Secret of Mount Olympus! (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith; Calypso
Reprints:
Keywords:
griffins; magic

The Secret of Mount Olympus (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter / comic story / 7.65 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; Calypso; Zeus; Theseus; Professor Blake
Synopsis:
The time travelers go back to the second century B.C., where they eventually learn that the Greek gods were actually voyagers from another planet who used super-science to perform their great deeds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Greek mythology; time travel

Indexer Notes

Story is told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.
Chapter 2: Dead End on Calypso Island
Chapter 3: The Invasion of Mount Olympus

["There it is - the famous Tut-Ranka temple!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / 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
Characters:
Peter Puptent

Dead End on Calypso Island (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter / comic story / 7.65 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Destination -- Infinity / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Lois Whalley; Peter Stanton; Rod Denning; Judy Matlock; Sara Gooden

["I hear you're good at telling the future from bumps on the head!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints:

Invasion of Mount Olympus (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter / comic story / 8.65 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3

Health Myths Debunked (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1962; later appears in May 1966.

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of Mount Olympus!
    Rip Hunter
  2. 1. The Secret of Mount Olympus
    Rip Hunter
  3. 2. ["There it is - the famous Tut-Ranka temple!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  4. 3. Dead End on Calypso Island
    Rip Hunter
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Destination -- Infinity
  6. 5. ["I hear you're good at telling the future from bumps on the head!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Invasion of Mount Olympus
    Rip Hunter
  8. 7. Health Myths Debunked
  9. 8. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne