(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; 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 My Greatest Adventure #68.


The Betrayal of Space Ranger! (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

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

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

Manhunt in Galaxy G-2! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

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

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

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

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

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

Grit Publishing Co. / 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:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

["During the sunward approach of a comet..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Curious Comets / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Unusual facts about comets.
Reprints:

The Super Salesman of Space (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Get ready, we're coming in on Planet Og!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Astronauts from Earth land on Og and find something familiar.

["Although Pluto is the ninth most distant planet..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Our Strange Universe! / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
astronomical facts
Reprints:

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

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

Life and Death of a Meteor (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
The story of the super-Schmidt meteor camera in New Mexico.

The Betrayal of Space Ranger (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Lijaro
Synopsis:
Space Ranger and his crew pursue the Saturnian counterfeiter Lijaro to the planet Slora, where they are accused of stealing the sacred Sphere of Uruda.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["This famous symbol..."] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Betrayal of Space Ranger!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. Manhunt in Galaxy G-2!
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  7. 6. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  8. 7. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero
    The Atom
  9. 8. ["During the sunward approach of a comet..."]
    Curious Comets
  10. 9. The Super Salesman of Space
  11. 10. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  12. 11. ["Get ready, we're coming in on Planet Og!"]
    On the Planet Og
  13. 12. ["Although Pluto is the ninth most distant planet..."]
    Our Strange Universe!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. Life and Death of a Meteor
  16. 15. The Betrayal of Space Ranger
    The Space Ranger
  17. 16. ["This famous symbol..."]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Salada Tea Bags
  19. 18. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner