(February 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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 (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

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

["It's finished! At last I can present my robot..."] (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:
?

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.

["According to astronomical estimates, the mass of our Milky Way galaxy..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

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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.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner