(February-March 1962)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-12-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[The Man Who Could Move Worlds] (Table of Contents)

The Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger

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

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

Doom on Holiday Asteroid (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Jason Bell has come to Holiday Asteroid after a prospecting accident has left him with only a few days to live. He uncovers a plot to steal a hidden super-weapon and in the resulting shootout he is miraculously cured of the condition that was killing him.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

A Fantastic New Adventure... Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bomb Sight / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Muscle, Galaxy, Cloud] (Table of Contents: 5)

Scientific Word Origins / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Origins of the words muscle, galaxy, and cloud.
Reprints

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Facts about scientific discoveries and a reminder to have an annual physical to take advantage of advances in medicine.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Pioneers of Midway Planet (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Tim Springer and Arne Brand are recruited for a mysterious mission on another planet, working with aliens from different worlds. Together they learn the value of teamwork, which turns out to be the true goal of the mission.

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

House of Mystery; Challengers of the Unknown; My Greatest Adventure / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

On the Planet Og / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! I come from the planet Earth!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
An astronaut lands on Og and finds out he is not the first visitor from space.
Reprints

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Riddle of the Giant-Makers (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

The Man Who Could Move Worlds (Table of Contents: 13)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Turner; Buna Karr; Kleeb
Synopsis
On Saturn, a strange underwater accident gives explorer Turner telekinetic powers but also turns him evil and Space Ranger and Cryll must defeat him.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1961.
Average monthly circulation 195,000.
Ownership: National Periodical Publications, Inc.: H. Donenfeld, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger; H. Donenfeld Foundation, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Man Who Could Move Worlds]
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. ["Dear Boys and Girls:"]
  3. 2. Doom on Holiday Asteroid
  4. 3. A Fantastic New Adventure... Beneath the Earth!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bomb Sight
  6. 5. [Muscle, Galaxy, Cloud]
    Scientific Word Origins
  7. 6. Let Science Serve You!
  8. 7. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman
  9. 8. Pioneers of Midway Planet
  10. 9. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; Challengers of the Unknown; My Greatest Adventure
  11. 10. ["Hello! I come from the planet Earth!"]
    On the Planet Og
  12. 11. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman
  13. 12. Riddle of the Giant-Makers
  14. 13. The Man Who Could Move Worlds
    The Space Ranger
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner