(February 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-12-15
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 (Editor); 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.


Challenge of the Alien Champion! (Table of Contents)

The Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Duplicate Doom! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Mysterious phenomenon appear on both sides of a county line, and on both sides a mysterious man asks the townspeople how they would get rid of it. Then the solution magically appears to varying degrees of success. As it turns out, it's all part of an alien betting game.

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's finished! At last I can present my robot...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Space Stunts for Sale (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Steve Stacy arranges publicity stunts for his clients until they mysteriously start going wrong, endangering people.

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

Our Strange Universe / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to astronomical estimates, the mass of our Milky Way galaxy...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

The Hostage City (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Challenge of the Alien Champion (Table of Contents: 12)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll
Synopsis
Space Ranger, Myra, and Cryll are lured into an ambush and kidnapped. Space Ranger is "invited" to a one-on-one combat with the champion of Illyrion. If he refuses, Earthmen will be thought of as cowards; if he accepts and is killed, Earth may go to war with Illyrion.
Reprints

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

Aircraft Carrier / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Challenge of the Alien Champion!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  4. 3. The Duplicate Doom!
  5. 4. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Mystery
  6. 5. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!"
    Superboy
  7. 6. ["It's finished! At last I can present my robot..."]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Continental Schools, Inc.
  9. 8. Space Stunts for Sale
  10. 9. ["According to astronomical estimates, the mass of our Milky Way galaxy..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. The Hostage City
  13. 12. Challenge of the Alien Champion
    The Space Ranger
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Aircraft Carrier
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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