(February 1963)

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:
1962-12-06
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 Showcase #42.


The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Cloud-Creature
Reprints:
Keywords:
clouds; jetpacks

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

The World of Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 23.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Betti Smythe (first appearance, looks like Alanna); Officer Tom Boyle (name revealed); Alva Xar (first appearance, villain); Cloud-Creature (villain)
Synopsis:
A 1,000 year old scientist awakes from his slumber and tries to conquer Rann.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in four parts of 7.67, 7.67, 3.67 and 4.67 pages.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Justice League of America; The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the main story sequence.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Flash; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

On the two pages immediately following page 16 of the main story sequence.

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

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Gemma and Argo] (Table of Contents: 12)

Star Names! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 20 and page 21 of the main story sequence.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Justice League of America; The Atom
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Health Myths Debunked!
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Green Lantern
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space via Rocket Mail
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Our Army at War
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  13. 12. [Gemma and Argo]
    Star Names!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
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