(July-August 1958)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

1st Space Ranger


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Ranger
Reprints:

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Great Plutonium Plot (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Ranger [Rick Starr] (Introduction); Jarko; Gurph; Myra Mason; Thaddeus Starr; Cryll; Zandor
Synopsis:
The Space Ranger must stop whoever is robbing space liners for plutonium.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mars; plutonium; Venus

You've Got a Comet by the Tail (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Welcome to the planet Og, gentlemen!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

On the Planet Og / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction

Escape from Planet X (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Robot Planet (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Ranger [Rick Starr]; Myra Mason; Cryll; Danaan
Synopsis:
Space Ranger travels to the Sirius system and helps Danaan overthrow the robots that have taken over his world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alpha Centauri; Mount Palomar Observatory; Sirius

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Space Ships of the Past! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  3. 2. The Great Plutonium Plot
    The Space Ranger
  4. 3. You've Got a Comet by the Tail
    Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected
  5. 4. ["Welcome to the planet Og, gentlemen!"]
    On the Planet Og
  6. 5. Escape from Planet X
  7. 6. The Robot Planet
    The Space Ranger
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. Space Ships of the Past!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Per Sandell
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