(September 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-07-14
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.


The Creature in the Glass Ball! (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; Cryll

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Interplanetary Trouble Shooter (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Jeff's boss at the Interplanetary Insurance Agency tricks him into taking a vacation to Venus so he can be onboard the spaceship if anything happens. When space raiders invade the ship an angry Jeff nearly quits, but his girfriend Mabel helps him repel the attackers so they can enjoy the rest of their vacation in peace.

Journey Into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Quiz based on the rules of the Bicycle Institute of America.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before you take off, here's your sticker...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis
All the various safety and certification stickers issued block the view through Dr. Rocket's spaceship windshild.

Express Train to the Stars (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Stan Miles accidentally boards the wrong train, which takes him to another planet where he foils the aliens' invasion attempt.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Indestructible Aliens (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

Mysteries in Space / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What would happen if the moon ever approached closed to Earth?
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
astronomical facts
Reprints

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Creature in the Glass Ball (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger [Rick Starr]; Myra Mason; Cryll; The Waxatu; Link Forbes; Chief Oji
Synopsis
On the planet Tok, Space Ranger and his crew face a crooked miner who has stolen a sacred creature with the power to cause earthquakes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

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

What's Wrong Here? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / 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) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature in the Glass Ball!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. Interplanetary Trouble Shooter
  4. 3. Journey Into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  5. 4. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  6. 5. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  7. 6. ["Before you take off, here's your sticker..."]
    Doctor Rocket
  8. 7. Express Train to the Stars
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. The Indestructible Aliens
  11. 10. ["What would happen if the moon ever approached closed to Earth?"]
    Mysteries in Space
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  13. 12. The Creature in the Glass Ball
    The Space Ranger
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. What's Wrong Here?
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner