(May 1962)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale Date
1962-03-06
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Green Lantern #12 and copyright registration.

The Planet That Came to a Standstill! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Kanjar Ro
Reprints
Keywords
gongs; paralysis

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Planet That Came to a Standstill! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Adam Strange
Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Justice League of America [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]]; Snapper Carr; The Zooran Barbarians (villain); Kanjar Ro (villain); Hyathis (villain); Kromm (villain); Sayyar (villain)
Synopsis
Adam Strange and the Justice League team up to capture Kanjar Ro.
Awards
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in three parts of 6.67, 8.67, and 8.67 pages.
Winner of the 1962 "Best Book-Length Story" Alley Award.

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

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

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Tim and Mike learn to talk out their disagreements instead of fighting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
On the page immediately following page 7 of the main story sequence.

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Triple Life of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Buddy Saunders (future member of The Texas Trio, publishers of Star-Studded Comics), Armand Gallagher, Lucinda Briggs, Stanley Chan, Ray Tetro, Paul Gambaccini, Lord Hume, and Lawrence Knopf, Jr.
On the two pages immediately following page 16 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Planets of Wonder / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although Jupiter is the largest of the solar system planets...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 17 of the main story sequence.

The Story of the Year! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Our Strange Universe! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The starlight of Polaris...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Planet That Came to a Standstill!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. ["Reward $9,985.50 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. The Planet That Came to a Standstill!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
  5. 4. Time-Out for Talk!
  6. 5. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  7. 6. The Triple Life of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. ["Whirl on an undersea roller coaster..."]
    Sea Devils
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space via Rocket Mail
  10. 9. ["Although Jupiter is the largest of the solar system planets..."]
    Planets of Wonder
  11. 10. The Story of the Year!
    Batman
  12. 11. ["Be my guest at the King Bros., Sells & Gray combines 3-ring circus"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. ["The starlight of Polaris..."]
    Our Strange Universe!
  14. 13. ["The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men..."]
    American Body Building Club
  15. 14. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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