(June-July 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-04-12
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 (editor); 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 house ad in House of Secrets #54.


Secret of the Space Spectaculars! (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Death Crowns the Challenger King (Table of Contents: 2)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes.

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

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

["There's a strange planet."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dr. Floogle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dr. Floogle
Synopsis:
Dr. Floogle discovers a new planet.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

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

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

[Frog... Toad...] (Table of Contents: 8)

What's the Difference Between... / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Difference between Frogs and Toads.
Reprints:

The Secret of the Space Spectaculars (Table of Contents: 9)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes.

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

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

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

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

Disappearance in the Dungeon (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 10 of the previous story sequence.

["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Batman; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Look at him eat the fire!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Abdul the Fire Eater / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abdul; Ari

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

Salada Tea Bags / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Space Spectaculars!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. Death Crowns the Challenger King
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure
  5. 4. ["There's a strange planet."]
    Dr. Floogle
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Atom
  9. 8. [Frog... Toad...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  10. 9. The Secret of the Space Spectaculars
    Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. Disappearance in the Dungeon
  14. 13. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  15. 14. ["Look at him eat the fire!"]
    Abdul the Fire Eater
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Salada Tea Bags
  17. 16. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
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