(June-July 1963)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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 Beast Oracle of Uranus! (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Cryll

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Alvin thinks about leaving school until he talks to his dropout friend George, who has to go back to night school because he can't get a good job.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Dateline--Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Spaceman-at-Work / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Conroy
Synopsis:
War correspondent Tom Conroy involves himself too closely in his work by spying and becoming embroiled in interplanetary politics.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

House ad for DC Comics. Includes small cover reproductions of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #155, Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #32, The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #81, Atom (DC, 1962 series) #7.

["We're landing on the planet now!"] (Table of Contents)

On the Planet Og / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Two Earth astronauts get a speeding ticket on Og when they come in for a landing too fast.

The Double Dimension Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Scientist John Burke is told by a group of aliens that he is one of them, sent to spy on Earth, but he has no memory of this and refuses to believe it.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["The combined gravitational pull of Saturn's five innermost satellites"] (Table of Contents)

Strange Satellites / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information about the moons of Saturn and Jupiter.
Reprints:

The Giant Boom! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about the explosion of Krakatoa in 1883.

The Beast Oracle of Uranus (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Cryll; Sarob; Oracle of Bunyki; Olono; Kofa Ny
Synopsis:
Pursuing the Martian criminal Kofa Ny to the planet Uranus, Space Ranger and Cryll encounter a strange tribal oracle who forecasts doom.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Beast Oracle of Uranus!
    Space Ranger
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. Dateline--Outer Space
    Spaceman-at-Work
  4. 3. The Swing Is to DC!
  5. 4. ["We're landing on the planet now!"]
    On the Planet Og
  6. 5. The Double Dimension Man
  7. 6. ["The combined gravitational pull of Saturn's five innermost satellites"]
    Strange Satellites
  8. 7. The Giant Boom!
  9. 8. The Beast Oracle of Uranus
    Space Ranger
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
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