(December 1962-January 1963)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1962-10-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
George Kashdan
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 copyright registration.


[The Man Who Petrified Heroes] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Darmbua; Njoly; Ro-Dura
Reprints

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

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

Prison Camp on Asteroid X-3! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We accidentally landed on the planet Og.
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Two astronauts from Earth have trouble adjusting to the low gravity of Og.
Reprints

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Prospector-- In Outer Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Birch; W'all
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

They Shoot the Stars (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article describing the work of astronomers using observatory telescopes to map the universe.

Two Spectacular Heroes! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
H. T. Elmo
Pencils
H. T. Elmo
Inks
H. T. Elmo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do mushrooms differ from most other plants?
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Questions about various scientific facts.
Reprints

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

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phobos -- Mars' closest satellite...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
statistical facts
Reprints

The Man Who Petrified Heroes (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Cryll; Darmbua; Jyno-27 of Pluto; Kikoki of Mercury; Ro-Dora of Mars; Njoly of Saturn
Synopsis
Space Ranger and Cryll are captured by the evil Darmbua, who plans to turn all his enemies to stone.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Joe doesn't see the purpose of collecting money for UNICEF while trick-or-treating until Superman takes him and his friend Tom on a trip around the world to see what UNICEF does for children in other lands.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover promo for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

Schwinn Typhoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Man Who Petrified Heroes]
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. ["Hi, everybody! Meet Johnny DC..."]
  3. 2. Prison Camp on Asteroid X-3!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  6. 5. ["We accidentally landed on the planet Og."]
    On the Planet Og
  7. 6. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC..."]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Prospector-- In Outer Space!
    A Spaceman-at-Work Feature
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. They Shoot the Stars
  11. 10. Two Spectacular Heroes!
    Aquaman; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  12. 11. ["How do mushrooms differ from most other plants?"]
    Quick Quiz
  13. 12. ["Phobos -- Mars' closest satellite..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  14. 13. The Man Who Petrified Heroes
    The Space Ranger
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  17. 16. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Typhoon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner