(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
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

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)

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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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