(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
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 Planet That Came to a Standstill! (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; Kanjar Ro
Reprints:
Keywords:
gongs

[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:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Justice League of America [JLA; 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 Zoorans; Kanjar Ro (villain); Hyathis (villain); Kromm (villain); Sayyar (villain)
Synopsis:
Adam Strange and the Justice League team up to capture Kanjar Ro.
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.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Justice League of America; Strange Adventures / 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.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 7 of the main story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Flash; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the two pages immediately following page 16 of the main story sequence.

["Although Jupiter is the largest of the solar system planets..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

["The starlight of Polaris..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Planet That Came to a Standstill!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. The Planet That Came to a Standstill!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Justice League of America; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. Time-Out for Talk!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sea Devils
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space via Rocket Mail
  9. 8. ["Although Jupiter is the largest of the solar system planets..."]
    Planets of Wonder
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. ["The starlight of Polaris..."]
    Our Strange Universe!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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