(June 1961)

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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
1961-04-18
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Certain stars -- known as Cepheid Variables...
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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