(August-September 1962)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-06-14
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 house ad in House of Secrets #55.


Space Ranger's Last Voyage! (Table of Contents)

The Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Burvo

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Creature of 1,000 Dooms (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A band of space explorers take a small creature aboard their ship as a pet, but it soon begins to absorb nearby objects, growing in size and taking on the dangerous properties of the things it absorbs.

["Boys and girls..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Cosmic King of Sports (Table of Contents: 7)

A Spaceman-at-Work Feature / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colin; Deering
Synopsis:
Searching for more unusual exhibitions, sports promoter Colin plans to train animals from other worlds in sporting events, but it turns out they eat all metal and voraciously pursue more and more.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

["We landed on the planet Og!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

On the Planet Og / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; science fiction

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

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

Mystery of the Moons (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information about the many moons of the planets in our solar system.

Krypton, the World Where Superman Was Born, Lives Again! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Space Ranger's Last Voyage (Table of Contents: 14)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger [Rick Starr]; Myra Mason; Cryll; Burvo
Synopsis:
Martian criminal Burvo captures Space Ranger, reveals his secret identity, and plans to shoot him into a space warp.

Indexer Notes

writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn

You Must Not Miss These Great Issues! (Table of Contents: 15) (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: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Space Ranger's Last Voyage!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Creature of 1,000 Dooms
  4. 3. ["Boys and girls..."]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  6. 5. Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  8. 7. The Cosmic King of Sports
    A Spaceman-at-Work Feature
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Comicpac
  10. 9. ["We landed on the planet Og!"]
    On the Planet Og
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. Mystery of the Moons
  13. 12. Krypton, the World Where Superman Was Born, Lives Again!
    Superman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. Space Ranger's Last Voyage
    The Space Ranger
  16. 15. You Must Not Miss These Great Issues!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Chris Boyko
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner