(May 1964)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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

The last issue edited by Julius Schwartz. Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-31 (Per Sandell ed.)


Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! (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; Alanna
Reprints:
Keywords:
cells; imposters

Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! [Part One] (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Adventure; Science Fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol] (cameo); Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayer Hol] (cameo); Mortan (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman and Hawkgirl bring Adam and Alanna back to Earth to get married, but Mortan uses the zeta-beam to bring Alanna back to Rann and to lead Adam into a trap.
Reprints:

Names Do Hurt! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Jim learns a lesson when he calls other people names.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Adventure; Science Fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Mortan; Alanna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-31 (Per Sandell, editor).

Via Rocket Mail (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

LOC from readers John DeVries, Andy Wickstrom, Michael Sterling and Charles Csizmar.

The No-Name Planet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sid Greene

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Page count changed and letterer added. Since this was the last Julius Schwartz science fiction comic (published after Strange Adventures #163) before his assignment to the Batman titles, Sid Greene drew three portraits of Schwartz on the last one third page. (Bob Bailey, 2005-01-31) (Per Sandell, editor).

Our Strange Universe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:
  • from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #26?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! [Part One]
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. Names Do Hurt!
  4. 3. Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! Part 2
    Adam Strange
  5. 4. Via Rocket Mail
  6. 5. The No-Name Planet!
  7. 6. Our Strange Universe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Bailey
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk