(April-May 1964)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1964-02-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
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 ad in Showcase #49.


Last Days of the Challengers! (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Professor Elber
Reprints:

The Golden Rule (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Bob Hope talks to some children about how The Golden Rule is found in all religions.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover in black and white. Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S.

The Triple Terror of Mr. Dimension (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Professor Kurtz (alien); VILLAIN: Mr. Dimension
Synopsis:
The Challengers versus Mr. Dimension.
Reprints:

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

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

["Let's explore this tomb."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent; Stanley
Synopsis:
Peter and Stanley explore a tomb.

Indexer Notes

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

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

The Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Challengers' Mail Chute / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

The Last Days of the Challengers (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Professor Elber (deceased)
Synopsis:
Professor Elber devises a scheme to kill the Challengers, but dies of a heart attack before he can put his plan in motion. Unfortunately for the Challengers, his robots are able to set the plan in motion.
Reprints:

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

Showcase; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Be first in your neighborhood..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Blast Off / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Last Days of the Challengers!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. The Golden Rule
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. The Triple Terror of Mr. Dimension
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  5. 4. ["Let's explore this tomb."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Doom Patrol
  7. 6. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Challengers' Mail Chute
  10. 9. The Last Days of the Challengers
    Challengers of the Unknown
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Cave Carson
  12. 11. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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