(June-July 1959)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1959-04-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Prisoners of Robot Planet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Juhl
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Stole the Future (Table of Contents: 2)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; June Robbins; Marie; Drabny
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

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Drabny, later a member of the Challenger Haters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm glad you dropped in, Prof. Eureka!
Genre
humor

The Prisoners of Robot Planet (Table of Contents: 7)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Juhl; Kra
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Kra, later a member of the Challenger Haters.

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

Slim & Curly / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
Irwin Hasen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Am I glad we finally quit that rodeo, Slim!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Appears on the page immediately following page 7 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Sorcerer of the Swamps (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Appears on the page immediately preceding page 8 of the previous story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Northwest Schools, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoners of Robot Planet!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Man Who Stole the Future
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
    House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure
  6. 5. Fred Finds a Way!
  7. 6. ["I'm glad you dropped in, Prof. Eureka!"]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. The Prisoners of Robot Planet
    Challengers of the Unknown
  9. 8. ["Am I glad we finally quit that rodeo, Slim!"]
    Slim & Curly
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. Sorcerer of the Swamps
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Northwest Schools, Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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