(October 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1959-08-18
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Son of King Xanta! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Martian Helmet (Table of Contents: 2)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Myra Mason
Synopsis
Space Ranger is on the trail of a band of space pirates with the help of a golden helmet that belonged to the Martian folk hero Kolan Varr.
Reprints

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

40 Foreign and American Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Rocket / 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
You should do very well here.
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis
The lunch counter guy sets up his stand in a bad spot - on the missile test range.
Reprints

The Creature Who Hated Earth (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

It's Fun to Learn! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

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

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

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

Mystery in Marsville, U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

The Son of King Xanta (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Howard Sherman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Son of King Xanta!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Secret of the Martian Helmet
    The Space Ranger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    40 Foreign and American Cars
  6. 5. ["You should do very well here."]
    Doctor Rocket
  7. 6. The Creature Who Hated Earth
  8. 7. It's Fun to Learn!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  11. 10. Mystery in Marsville, U.S.A.
  12. 11. The Son of King Xanta
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
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