(August 1961)

DC, 1951 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
On-sale date
1961-06-06
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.


Menace of the Aqua-Ray Weapon! (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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Menace of the Aqua-Ray Weapon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Chunky (dog); the Kirri (first appearance; villains); Strogir Tri (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
The Kirri, an ancient race from Rann, is found to be alive, and they have an aqua-ray that turns the Rannians into water.
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: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

It's Fun to Serve! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

See the Many Fantastic Feats of Superman! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! The Giant Comic Book You've Dreamed About Is Here! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Duel of the Star Gladiators! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
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: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Joseph Louis Lagrange (Table of Contents: 9)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robert Golub, Lee Carskadon, Steiner Aadland, Mike Nolan, Daniel Erwine.

What Happened on Sirius-4? (Table of Contents: 13)

Star Rovers / 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: 14) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Aqua-Ray Weapon!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Menace of the Aqua-Ray Weapon!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. It's Fun to Serve!
  6. 5. See the Many Fantastic Feats of Superman!
    Superman
  7. 6. At Last! The Giant Comic Book You've Dreamed About Is Here!
    Secret Origins
  8. 7. Duel of the Star Gladiators!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. Joseph Louis Lagrange
    Giants of the Telescope
  11. 10. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  14. 13. What Happened on Sirius-4?
    Star Rovers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk