(June-July 1959)

DC, 1958 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:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

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 Leterese ?

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

["I'm glad you dropped in, Prof. Eureka!"] (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)

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 Leterese ?

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.

["Am I glad we finally quit that rodeo, Slim!"] (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

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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  • Clayton Emery
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  • Bob Klein
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Merlin Haas
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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