(February-March 1964)

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 Execution of Space Ranger! (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Karu
Reprints:

His Alien Master! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
When an alien saves the life of Frank Scott's wife he demands Frank's help in return. Traveling to the alien planet, Frank learns he now has super-powers, which the alien intends for him to use in helping to overthrow the rightful ruler.
Reprints:

Dash Out of Your Foxholes! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

House ad for Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales (DC, 1964 series) #1

Save Him -- or Kill Him! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock; Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #52

Special Christmas Quiz (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moriera
Inks:
Ruben Moriera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Earthling -- Go Home (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Earth lawyer Don Jonson travels to the planet Pluvia to defend Lemur, who has been falsely accused of sabotage and murder.
Reprints:

["We're all set for our trip to planet Earth!"] (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:
The Oggites land on Earth on Halloween, so no one notices their arrival.
Reprints:

The Execution of Space Ranger (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Phil Kelsey
Inks:
Phil Kelsey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; King Dnuke; Urakoo; Karu
Synopsis:
Space Ranger goes undercover on Uranus to infiltrate a smuggling ring, but is nearly executed when the gang is arrested by a Uranian ruler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

The Weapons of Thor (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Scientific explanations for thunder and lightning.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Execution of Space Ranger!
    Space Ranger
  2. 1. His Alien Master!
  3. 2. Dash Out of Your Foxholes!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. Save Him -- or Kill Him!
    Sgt. Rock; Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud
  5. 4. Special Christmas Quiz
  6. 5. Earthling -- Go Home
  7. 6. ["We're all set for our trip to planet Earth!"]
    On the Planet Og
  8. 7. The Execution of Space Ranger
    Space Ranger
  9. 8. The Weapons of Thor
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