(October 1980)

Simon and Schuster, 1980 Series
 
Price:
7.95 USD
Pages:
252
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Fireside Book
ISBN:
0-671-24775-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Michael Uslan
Color:
Color cover and interior
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 24.5cm
Paper Stock:
Glossy cardstock cover; White matte interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Pencils:
? (repros of various covers)
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Tales of the Unexpected No. 84 Aug-Sept 1964 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Indexer Notes

intro to Aliens Visit Earth Today

Spores from Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Do Not Open Till Doomsday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

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Indexer Notes

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

The Unknown Spaceman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Missing: One Alien (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

From Beyond the Unknown No. 17 Jun-Jul 1972 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwawrtz
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

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Indexer Notes

intro to Life in Space Today

The Aliens Who Raided New York (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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House of Mystery No. 151 June 1965 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Indexer Notes

intro to Contemporary Space Heroes

The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson (actual); Mort Weisinger (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Script (only) attributed to Jack Miller by Rich Morrissey, but disputed by Bob Hughes. Samachson is current DC credit, as seen in Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1.

The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
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Brave and the Bold No. 47 Apr-May 1963 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Indexer Notes

intro to Future Life on Earth

Escape from Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

It's a Woman's World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Saga of the Secret Sportsmen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

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The Last Television Broadcast on Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Revolt of the Spaceships! (Table of Contents)

Space Museum / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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Mystery in Space No. 35 Dec-Jan 1956-57 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Indexer Notes

intro to Future Life in Space

The Sky-High Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Counterfeit Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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The Mad Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Virgil Finlay
Inks:
Virgil Finlay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Tales of the Unexpected No. 78 Aug-Sep 1963 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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Indexer Notes

intro to Space Heroes of the Future

Follow the Space-Leader (Table of Contents)

Space Cabby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Case of the Vanishing Robots (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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Columbus of Space (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff; George Kashdan; Bernie Breslauer
Pencils:
Virgil Finlay?; Howard Sherman?
Inks:
Virgil Finlay?; Howard Sherman?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman (Logo); ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow
Synopsis:
In a fictional "forecast", the first astronaut travels to Mars and back.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils info from Gene Reed (Per Sandell)
Inks info from Gene Reed (Per Sandell)

The Super Planeteers (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
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The Rise of the Atomic Knights (Table of Contents)

Atomic Knights / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

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Where Is the Paradise of Space (Table of Contents)

Star Rovers / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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The Great Plutonium Plot (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (plot); Edmond Hamilton (script)
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Indexer Notes

Script credit revised 18 January 2006, Denys Howard, editor. Was credited to Arnold Drake but Mr. Drake confirmed in an email message to Mike Catron that he did not write this story.

Mystery in Space No. 75 May 1962 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

intro to DC's Greatest Space Hero

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:
?

Genre:
science fiction
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The Planet That Came to a Standstill (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

DC Science-Fiction Comic Book Bibliography (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Letters:
typeset

DC Science-Fiction Series Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
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typeset
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. Tales of the Unexpected No. 84 Aug-Sept 1964
  4. 3. Spores from Space
  5. 4. Do Not Open Till Doomsday
  6. 5. The Unknown Spaceman
  7. 6. Missing: One Alien
  8. 7. From Beyond the Unknown No. 17 Jun-Jul 1972
  9. 8. The Aliens Who Raided New York
  10. 9. House of Mystery No. 151 June 1965
  11. 10. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe
    Captain Comet
  13. 12. Brave and the Bold No. 47 Apr-May 1963
  14. 13. Escape from Earth
  15. 14. It's a Woman's World
  16. 15. Saga of the Secret Sportsmen
  17. 16. The Last Television Broadcast on Earth
  18. 17. Revolt of the Spaceships!
    Space Museum
  19. 18. Mystery in Space No. 35 Dec-Jan 1956-57
  20. 19. The Sky-High Man
  21. 20. The Counterfeit Earth
  22. 21. The Mad Planet
  23. 22. Tales of the Unexpected No. 78 Aug-Sep 1963
  24. 23. Follow the Space-Leader
    Space Cabby
  25. 24. The Case of the Vanishing Robots
    Star Hawkins
  26. 25. Columbus of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  27. 26. The Super Planeteers
    Tommy Tomorrow
  28. 27. The Rise of the Atomic Knights
    Atomic Knights
  29. 28. Where Is the Paradise of Space
    Star Rovers
  30. 29. The Great Plutonium Plot
    Space Ranger
  31. 30. Mystery in Space No. 75 May 1962
  32. 31. Secret of the Eternal City
    Adam Strange
  33. 32. The Planet That Came to a Standstill
    Adam Strange
  34. 33. DC Science-Fiction Comic Book Bibliography
  35. 34. DC Science-Fiction Series Checklist
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
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