(March-April 1969)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1969-01-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

New Logo. This issue introduces a run of reprints of the classic stories of Adam Strange and the Atomic Knights, as well as other stories.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, June 2009).

Secret of the Eternal City! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange (origin); Alanna; Sardath
Synopsis:
An Earth archaeologist is caught by a "zeta-beam" and teleported to Rann near Alpha Centauri. He meets Alanna and Sardath. Alien invaders called The Eternals attack the planet. Adam and Alanna journey to the Brigadoon-like city of Samakand to locate a life-metal called "vitatron". Adam tricks the aliens so they're stuck in Samakand. Then he fades away, back to Earth! And waits for the next zeta-beam...
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This begins a run of reprints. Corrected inker credit by Denys Howard (March 9, 2004). Originally credited to: Frank Giacoia.

The Rise of the Atomic Knights (Part I) (Table of Contents)

Atomic Knights / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Secret of the Eternal City!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. The Rise of the Atomic Knights (Part I)
    Atomic Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes