(February 1963)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-12-27
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern 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.


Raid of the Rogue Star! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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)

Raid of the Rogue Star! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene [as SG] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene [as SG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Scientist Bill Travis must somehow fend off an attempt from another dimension to steal the sun's energy, which is depriving the Earth of light and heat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

The Would-Be King of Earth (Table of Contents: 5)

Darwin Jones / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Darwin Jones outwits a man who has been given the ability to save the world by a group of aliens, but uses his new-found powers for crime.

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

Mystery in Space; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by George Inzer; Tommy Jones; Harold Smith; Fred Bronson; John Page; Paul Seydor

2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tommy Tomorrow / 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)

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1962; later appears in May 1966.

Case of the Rebellious Space-Crew! (Table of Contents: 11)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Hawkins; Ilda; Dirk Danton
Synopsis
Hawkins loses Ilda in a card game, but gets her back when they foil a hijacking attempt by a gang of Plutonian spies.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of September 20, 1962
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 180,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Raid of the Rogue Star!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. Raid of the Rogue Star!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. ["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."]
    Strange Sports Stories
  6. 5. The Would-Be King of Earth
    Darwin Jones
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Justice League of America
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  9. 8. 2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. Health Myths Debunked!
  12. 11. Case of the Rebellious Space-Crew!
    Star Hawkins
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!
    Superman
  15. 14. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Kings' Knights
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