(April-May 1962)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1962-02-15
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 ad in Challengers of the Unknown #25 and copyright registration.


Space Ranger's Invincible Enemy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Myra Mason; Xorog

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hermit of Planetoid X (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Rocket Names (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Synopsis
The story behind names given to rockets in the US space program.

Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" (Table of Contents: 5)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy
Synopsis
Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Interplanetary Bodyguard (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

The Day the Sun Dies (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Article on how the sun will eventually burn out.

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler (Table of Contents: 10)

Judy Jupiter / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Judy Jupiter

Indexer Notes

A brain teaser; draw the design in one continuous line without crossing.

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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
Your mission is to reach Planet Earth.
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
The Oggites want to determine how Earth governments make money.

Space Ranger's Invincible Enemy (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
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Xorog
Synopsis
Martian criminal Xorog has gained super-powers and launches an interplanetary crime wave.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

More Startling than Tomorrow's Science Fiction Is the Metal Men (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Space Ranger's Invincible Enemy!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Hermit of Planetoid X
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    My Greatest Adventure; Challengers of the Unknown; Blackhawk
  5. 4. Rocket Names
  6. 5. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?"
    Buzzy
  7. 6. Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars!
    Superboy; Superman
  8. 7. Interplanetary Bodyguard
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Detective Comics
  10. 9. The Day the Sun Dies
  11. 10. A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
    Judy Jupiter
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. ["Your mission is to reach Planet Earth."]
    On the Planet Og
  14. 13. Space Ranger's Invincible Enemy
    The Space Ranger
  15. 14. More Startling than Tomorrow's Science Fiction Is the Metal Men
    Metal Men
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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