(November 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
1959-09-01
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.


The Beast from the Runaway World! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Jack Adler (wash)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

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

New Stars for "Old Glory" (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; history
Synopsis
History of the United States flag and the custom of adding one star for each state. Discussion sparked by the new 49-star flag.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Beast from the Runaway World! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Zaradak (first appearance, villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Heinrich Olbers] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Showcase; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Day the Earth Surrendered! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Coming Super-Attractions... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Our Amazing Universe! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Regardless of how much a star is magnified...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Behind the Space Curtain! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 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) /

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

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

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Beast from the Runaway World!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  3. 2. The Beast from the Runaway World!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets
  5. 4. [Heinrich Olbers]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Green Lantern
  8. 7. The Day the Earth Surrendered!
  9. 8. Coming Super-Attractions...
  10. 9. ["Regardless of how much a star is magnified..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Behind the Space Curtain!
  13. 12. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
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