(June-July 1963)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-04-11
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 Beast Oracle of Uranus! (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

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Alvin thinks about leaving school until he talks to his dropout friend George, who has to go back to night school because he can't get a good job.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Dateline-- Outer Space (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Conroy
Synopsis
War correspondent Tom Conroy involves himself too closely in his work by spying and becoming embroiled in interplanetary politics.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

On the Planet Og / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're landing on the planet now!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Two Earth astronauts get a speeding ticket on Og when they come in for a landing too fast.

The Double Dimension Man (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Scientist John Burke is told by a group of aliens that he is one of them, sent to spy on Earth, but he has no memory of this and refuses to believe it.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Strange Satellites / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The combined gravitational pull of Saturn's five innermost satellites...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Information about the moons of Saturn and Jupiter.
Reprints

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

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

The Giant Boom! (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article about the explosion of Krakatoa in 1883.

The Beast Oracle of Uranus (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Sarob; Oracle of Bunyki; Olono; Kofa Ny
Synopsis
Pursuing the Martian criminal Kofa Ny to the planet Uranus, Space Ranger and Cryll encounter a strange tribal oracle who forecasts doom.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is the difference between a fog and a cloud?
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from ?

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Beast Oracle of Uranus!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. Dateline-- Outer Space
    A Spaceman-at-Work Feature
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Swing Is to DC!
  6. 5. ["We're landing on the planet now!"]
    On the Planet Og
  7. 6. The Double Dimension Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. ["The combined gravitational pull of Saturn's five innermost satellites..."]
    Strange Satellites
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    House of Mystery; House of Secrets
  11. 10. The Giant Boom!
  12. 11. The Beast Oracle of Uranus
    The Space Ranger
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  14. 13. ["What is the difference between a fog and a cloud?"]
    Quick Quiz
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  18. 17. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner