(June 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-04-14
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.


[Menace of the Sun-Creature] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason
Reprints

Test Your Talent! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

King Barney the Ape (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

The Readers' Choice! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Be Your Own Boss! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Phil waits until the last minute to do his homework so he misses out on some fun plans.

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

Dr. Floogle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have created me, but I am your master now!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Dr. Floogle
Synopsis
Dr. Floogle's new robot wants to take over the world but he has one weakness.

The Mad Moon of Clune (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During the course of a working week...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Scientific facts based around numerical relationships.
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sniper from Space (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Menace of the Sun-Creature (Table of Contents: 11)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton ?; Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger [Rick Starr]; Myra Mason; Cryll; Karsten
Synopsis
A band of thieves is using a strange monster to distract the authorities while they commit their robberies.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Challengers of the Unknown; Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Menace of the Sun-Creature]
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. King Barney the Ape
  4. 3. The Readers' Choice!
    The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  5. 4. Be Your Own Boss!
  6. 5. ["You have created me, but I am your master now!"]
    Dr. Floogle
  7. 6. The Mad Moon of Clune
  8. 7. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Secrets; My Greatest Adventure; House of Mystery
  9. 8. ["During the course of a working week..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. Sniper from Space
  12. 11. Menace of the Sun-Creature
    The Space Ranger
  13. 12. ["For the very best..."]
    Challengers of the Unknown; Blackhawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
This issue was most recently modified by:
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