(June 1961)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
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
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

The Fadeaway Doom! (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; Alanna
Reprints:
Keywords:
jetpacks; tigrabars (animal)

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

The Fadeaway Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Kaskor (villain); Dust Devils (villains, first appearance)
Synopsis:
Kaskor uses a modified version of the zeta-beam to conquer Rann. Adam must first find a way to stop the Dust Devils before going after Kaskor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dust Devil also in #70, #84. Pencil and ink credits, and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Parents Have Rights, Too! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

The Readers' Choice! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Sleeping Peril of Mars! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits, and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Certain stars -- known as Cepheid Variables..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Our Amazing Universe! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

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

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

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

Captain Baboon's Space-War! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commander Evans; Gordon Walters; Ektinor; Koko (baboon)
Synopsis:
Gordon Walters transfers his brain into the body of Koko, the pet baboon of the alien Ektinor who plans to destroy the Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baboon

Indexer Notes

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

[Sir Harold Spencer Jones] (Table of Contents: 11)

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. Includes banner at the bottom of the page reading: "The Best Comics Are Still 10¢."

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fadeaway Doom!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Fadeaway Doom!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  5. 4. The Readers' Choice!
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad
  6. 5. The Sleeping Peril of Mars!
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    Strange Adventures; Green Lantern
  8. 7. ["Certain stars -- known as Cepheid Variables..."]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  11. 10. Captain Baboon's Space-War!
  12. 11. [Sir Harold Spencer Jones]
    Giants of the Telescope
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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