(August 1959)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
On-sale date
1959-06-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints
Keywords
jetpacks; robots

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Zagar (first appearance, a robot); Vor Kan (first appearance, villain); Kal Jat (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops

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

Our Amazing Universe! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Corona -- outermost layer...
Genre
math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text on astronomical matters including corona, nebulae, Hermes asteroid, and Biela's Comet.

Prisoner of the Electric Eye! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kly Toler; Jedro
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

[Sir David Gill] (Table of Contents: 9)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

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

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

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wonders of Space / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Editor's note: The letter presented below is representative...)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editor Schwartz gives background information on Adam Strange and the zeta-beam.

Earth's Secret Space-War! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Howard Melville; alien from Omeron
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

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

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

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

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Robot Raiders!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Menace of the Robot Raiders!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  6. 5. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. ["The Corona -- outermost layer..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  8. 7. Prisoner of the Electric Eye!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [Sir David Gill]
    Giants of the Telescope
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. ["(Editor's note: The letter presented below is representative...)"]
    Wonders of Space
  14. 13. Earth's Secret Space-War!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  17. 16. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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