(February-March 1963)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-12-13
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 My Greatest Adventure #76.


Cryll's Deadly Double! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

["Hi, kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC--"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Hobo Jungle of Space (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

[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) /

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:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
When Dick steps on a nail, the doctor tells him about several health myths that people mistakenly believe.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

["Of the dozen satellites of Jupiter..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Strange Satellites! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information about the moons of Jupiter and Saturn.
Reprints:

Cosmic Treasure Hunter (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

House of Mystery; Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Owch! I hurt my foot, Professor!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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 (signed)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
King Zog
Synopsis:
The Oggites are startled to see the strange visitors from Earth.

The Battle Tale Which Bursts the Boundaries of War (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["Where is the highest tide in the world?"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Interplanetary Temperatures (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Cryll's Deadly Double (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll (origin); Drexyll (introduction)
Synopsis:
Space Ranger and Cryll face a being from Cryll's home world.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1962
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, S. U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc. (a non stock corp., Irwin Donenfeld, Pres., J. S. Liebowitz, Sec'y.), all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.
Average number of copies sold or distributed during 12 months preceding: 180,000

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

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

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

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

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cryll's Deadly Double!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. ["Hi, kids! I'm your friend, Johnny DC--"]
    Johnny DC
  3. 2. The Hobo Jungle of Space
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Health Myths Debunked!
  7. 6. 2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["Of the dozen satellites of Jupiter..."]
    Strange Satellites!
  9. 8. Cosmic Treasure Hunter
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    House of Mystery; Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. ["Owch! I hurt my foot, Professor!"]
    On the Planet Og
  12. 11. The Battle Tale Which Bursts the Boundaries of War
    Our Army at War
  13. 12. ["Where is the highest tide in the world?"]
    Quick Quiz
  14. 13. Interplanetary Temperatures
  15. 14. Cryll's Deadly Double
    The Space Ranger
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner