(July-August 1971)

DC, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
B-994

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Red Ryan; Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]; Tartan; Drabny; Darius Tiko

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-982

Indexer Notes

intro page from Challengers of the Unknown # 1, April/May 1958.

The Man Who Stole the Future (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (Original Editor)
Job Number:
B-985

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan]; June Robbins; Drabny (villain)
Synopsis:
June's friend Marie comes to meet the Challengers to ask them to investigate weird events in her home country of Mordania. There they meet and fight the evil Drabny, whose scientific inventions have enabled him to take over Mordania.
Reprints:

["Hope You Like Us In Our New Uniforms..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-986

Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]

Captives of the Space Circus (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)
Job Number:
B-984

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Red Ryan; Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis]; Tartan (villain)
Synopsis:
The Challengers are abducted into space and forced to perform in a circus act under the control of the ringmaster Tartan.
Reprints:

The Kirby That Jack Built (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-1006

Synopsis:
autobiography of Jack Kirby appears on bottom tier of pages 31, 40 and 45.

The Wizard of Time: Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)
Job Number:
B-983

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan]; Harlan Fuller; Darius Tiko
Synopsis:
The Challengers investigate a Greek soldier from ancient times who has been transported into the present and discover scientist Darius Tiko, who claims to have mastered time travel.
Reprints:

The Men Who Rode Across the Sun: Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)
Job Number:
B-983

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan]
Synopsis:
Tiko has sent the Challengers to ancient Greece.
Reprints:

The Sorcerer's Sect: Chapter 3 (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)
Job Number:
B-983

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan]; Nostradamus
Synopsis:
The Challengers are transported to ancient Egypt, then to the fifteenth century to meet Nostradamus, where they think he may be able to help them.
Reprints:

The Mechanical Judge: Chapter 4 (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)
Job Number:
B-983

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis; Red Ryan]; Darius Tiko
Synopsis:
The Challengers pursue Darius Tiko to the year 3000, where the local law enforcement helps them defeat him.
Reprints:

Strategy for Survival (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-978

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original story was not a Challengers story; reprint has been edited to replace non-Challengers characters with Ace and Prof.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Chris Boyko (since 2014-09-16, last edit 2014-09-16)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Challengers of the Unknown
  3. 2. The Man Who Stole the Future
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. ["Hope You Like Us In Our New Uniforms..."]
  5. 4. Captives of the Space Circus
    Challengers of the Unknown
  6. 5. The Kirby That Jack Built
  7. 6. The Wizard of Time: Chapter 1
    Challengers of the Unknown
  8. 7. The Men Who Rode Across the Sun: Chapter 2
    Challengers of the Unknown
  9. 8. The Sorcerer's Sect: Chapter 3
    Challengers of the Unknown
  10. 9. The Mechanical Judge: Chapter 4
    Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. Strategy for Survival
    Challengers of the Unknown
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