(December 1961)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and October
On-sale date
1961-10-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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 Multiple Menace 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
Keywords
jetpacks

Indexer Notes

Original inking credit of Joe Giella changed to Murphy Anderson based on discussion on main list from Bob Bailey and Gene Reed. Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Multiple Menace Weapon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Traffic Patrolman (first appearance); Janna (first appearance); Julan (first appearance); Tedi (first appearance); the Klanf (first appearance, villains)
Synopsis
Adam is pulled to Rann... 100,000 years in the future. He helps them defeat the Klanf.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The traffic patrolman shows up a few times, with Adam disappearing each time. Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Story is in two parts of 8.67 and 5.67 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

People Are People! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Lou Cameron ?
Inks
Lou Cameron ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

This has been credited to both Don Cameron and Lou Cameron by other indexers. The art is not by Bernard Baily.

On the page immediately following page 9 of the previous story sequence.

Re-Live the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Richard C. Carrington (Table of Contents: 7)

Giants of the Telescope / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie.

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

Wonders of Space via Rocket Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bill Sarill, Mike Donnelly, G.B. Love (RBCC fanzine publisher), Richard West, Steve Rettig and Ken Gentry (who was awarded all 17 pages of the original Adam Strange art from MIS #71 for his letter).

Doom-Trap for Earth! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks, and page count, confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Sid Greene was also credited for the art in this issue's letter column.

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

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

Big - Big - Big News About a Small - Small - Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Showcase; The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Multiple Menace Weapon!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Multiple Menace Weapon!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. People Are People!
  6. 5. Re-Live the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  8. 7. Richard C. Carrington
    Giants of the Telescope
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space via Rocket Mail
  10. 9. Doom-Trap for Earth!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  12. 11. Big - Big - Big News About a Small - Small - Small Super-Hero
    Showcase; The Atom
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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