(April-May 1971)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Fish-Men of Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-719

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

This cover is a redrawing of the original cover from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #56 (May 1955).

The Fish-Men of Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-730

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Susy; Dr. Stanton Walker; Jim
Synopsis:
Aliens use a weapon that causes the atmosphere of Earth to become super-dense, like their homeworld. Dr. Walker and his assistant Jim find a way to counter the effect.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

The Devil's Island of Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-731

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Willy Elkins; Warden Hawes; Jarn of Mars
Synopsis:
Willy Elkins promises to escape from a prison planetoid in 30 days.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["It takes 25,000 pounds of water..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-737

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information on the amount of water needed to grow a pound of cotton.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Most Dangerous Man on Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-732

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jeff Carter; Horvan Kol; Kook (monkey); Roban
Synopsis:
While experimenting on a ray to prevent the common cold, Jeff Carter accidentally causes himself to emit radiation that causes all vegetation to grow wildly out of control.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Destination - Star (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-734

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Crandall; Ralfe Gordon; Jackson; Brand
Synopsis:
Ralfe Gordon warns other space travelers that going faster than the speed of light is dangerous.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["Although not apparent to the naked eye..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-738

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information about double-stars.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Tomorrow's Hero! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-733

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ral Grayson; Borg
Synopsis:
Ral Grayson is a mutant with the ability to understand things quickly by just seeing a portion of the process. He uses his ability to figure out the one weakness of the Borg who have taken over Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Messages from Beyond (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-741

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mark Colella, Bernard G. Williams, Matthew Grahan and Gregory Kent, with replies from Schwartz.

The 24,000-Hour Day! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-735

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Brad Stanton; Jerome Baxter; Jim Kirby
Synopsis:
Brad Stanton and Jim Kirby answer an ad for space-miners promising to pay them $1000 a day. When they sign on they learn that one day on this asteroid is 24,000 hours long.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["Amalthea -- Closest of Jupiter's satellites..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-739

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about Jupiter's moon Amalthea and how it is slowly spiraling into Jupiter.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Answer Man of Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-736

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Evan Wright; Jon Drew
Synopsis:
Evan Wright can answer any question who's answer is in a book he has read, but can he answer a question about something he has never read before?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["The elevation above which mountains are..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-740

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information about the snow line on mountains and how it varies in altitude from the equator to the poles.
Reprints:
  • from ?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fish-Men of Earth!
  2. 1. The Fish-Men of Earth!
  3. 2. The Devil's Island of Space!
  4. 3. ["It takes 25,000 pounds of water..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  5. 4. The Most Dangerous Man on Earth!
  6. 5. Destination - Star
  7. 6. ["Although not apparent to the naked eye..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  8. 7. Tomorrow's Hero!
  9. 8. Messages from Beyond
  10. 9. The 24,000-Hour Day!
  11. 10. ["Amalthea -- Closest of Jupiter's satellites..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  12. 11. The Answer Man of Space!
  13. 12. ["The elevation above which mountains are..."]
    Scienti-Fact
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