(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 and copyright registration.


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

[no title indexed] (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)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of the dozen satellites of Jupiter...
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

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

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

[no title indexed] (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Owch! I hurt my foot, Professor!
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)

[no title indexed] (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 ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where is the highest tide in the world?
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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