(February-March 1963)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-12-13
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

Cryll's Deadly Double! (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Hi, kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC--"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover advertisement for the Comicpac, "4 DC comics in a plastic bag, which sell for 47 cents."
Includes cover reprint of Superman #158 (January 1963).

The Hobo Jungle of Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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:
When Dick steps on a nail, the doctor tells him about several health myths that people mistakenly believe.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase! (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase #42 (January-February 1963) featuring Tommy Tomorrow.

Strange Satellites! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information about the moons of Jupiter and Saturn.

Cosmic Treasure Hunter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["Owch! I hurt my foot, Professor!"] (Table of Contents)

On the Planet Og / 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:
King Zog
Synopsis:
The Oggites are startled to see the strange visitors from Earth.

The Battle Tale Which Bursts the Boundaries of War (Table of Contents)

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

House ad for Our Army at War #127 (February 1963).

["Where is the highest tide in the world?"] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo ?
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo ?
Inks:
H. T. Elmo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo ?

Genre:
non-fiction

Interplanetary Temperatures (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Cryll's Deadly Double (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll (origin); Drexyll (introduction)
Synopsis:
Space Ranger and Cryll face a being from Cryll's home world.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1962
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, S. U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc. (a non stock corp., Irwin Donenfeld, Pres., J. S. Liebowitz, Sec'y.), all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.
Average number of copies sold or distributed during 12 months preceding: 180,000

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cryll's Deadly Double!
    Space Ranger
  2. 1. ["Hi, kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC--"]
    Johnny DC
  3. 2. The Hobo Jungle of Space
  4. 3. Health Myths Debunked!
  5. 4. 2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  6. 5. Strange Satellites!
  7. 6. Cosmic Treasure Hunter
  8. 7. ["Owch! I hurt my foot, Professor!"]
    On the Planet Og
  9. 8. The Battle Tale Which Bursts the Boundaries of War
    Our Army at War
  10. 9. ["Where is the highest tide in the world?"]
    Quick Quiz
  11. 10. Interplanetary Temperatures
  12. 11. Cryll's Deadly Double
    Space Ranger
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
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