(August 1960)

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
1960-06-07
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 (credited)
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.


Threat of the Tornado Tyrant! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Tornado Tyrant [Ulthoon]
Reprints
Keywords
jetpacks; tornados

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Threat of the Tornado Tyrant! (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; Tornado Tyrant [Ulthoon] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Adam Strange versus the Tornado Tyrant.
Reprints
Keywords
Ranagar; Rann; Xalthor

Indexer Notes

Tornado Tyrant also in Justice League of America #17 and later connected to the origin of the Red Tornado.

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Flash; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[James Edward Keeler] (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.

Shake Hands with a Shark! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!" (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman advises two boys to welcome war refugees like their new neighbor Sandor.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Year.

The Sleeping War! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
President Majj Lorian; Commander Travis; Uranians; Yllaronians; Yoris Parl
Synopsis
Earthmen use a strange spaceship to journey to Yllaron and save the inhabitants from a deep sleep.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; diatron; spaceships; Uranus; Yllaron

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Changing Corona of the Sun (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: P.R., S.C., R.D., R.A.

Escape from Earth! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vestos; Clark Demming; Dor Demming; Jon Dwight; Sue Dwight
Synopsis
The Dwights and the Demmings flee their perfect society of immortality and become pioneers on a new planet.
Reprints
Keywords
robots; spaceships

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 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) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Threat of the Tornado Tyrant!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Threat of the Tornado Tyrant!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  5. 4. [James Edward Keeler]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. Shake Hands with a Shark!
    Sea Devils
  7. 6. Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!"
    Superman
  8. 7. The Sleeping War!
  9. 8. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure; Strange Adventures
  10. 9. Changing Corona of the Sun
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  13. 12. Escape from Earth!
  14. 13. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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