(August 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
1962-06-07
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Strange Adventures #142 and copyright registration.


Ray-Gun in the Sky! (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
Reprints
Keywords
jetpacks; rayguns

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

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

Ray-Gun in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Traffic Patrolman; Sorkhan Vuh; Ku Dann (villain)
Synopsis
Adam races the Arvese to find a weapon that was hidden on Rann a long time ago.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In three parts of 6, 4.67, and 3.67 pages.

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

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

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 11 of the previous story sequence.

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

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Roger Mann, Kathie Powers, John Santino, Jr., Doug Storer, David M. Smith, Bob Patterson, and David Trotter.

Where Was I Born-- Venus? Mars? Jupiter? (Table of Contents: 10)

Star Rovers / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Homer Glint; Karel Sorensen; Rick Purvis
Reprints

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

Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ray-Gun in the Sky!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. Ray-Gun in the Sky!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["Boys and girls..."]
  5. 4. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Comicpac
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space via Rocket Mail
  11. 10. Where Was I Born-- Venus? Mars? Jupiter?
    Star Rovers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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