(September 1964)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date
1964-07-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Riddle of Two Solar Systems! (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger; Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Adam Strange II (Strange from the future)
Reprints
Keywords
jetpacks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Riddle of Two Solar Systems (Table of Contents: 2)

The Space Ranger; Adam Strange / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Phil Kelsey
Inks
Phil Kelsey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Myra Mason; Pilot Collins
Synopsis
Pilot Collins finds Adam Strange's old raygun and a strange device which releases a horde of alien creatures to attack the earth. Space Ranger goes in search of the mystery of Adam Strange.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crossover between Space Ranger and Adam Strange. Writer id by Bob Hughes, confirmed in Adam Strange: The Silver Age Omnibus.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter 2: The Adam Strange Story (Table of Contents: 7)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Okri-Ro
Synopsis
Adam Strange battles the alien Okri-Ro and his strange devices that seem to be able to release alien creatures from other planets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes, confirmed in Adam Strange: The Silver Age Omnibus.

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant Magazine; Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Chapter 3: The Future Adam Strange (Table of Contents: 12)

The Space Ranger; Adam Strange / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Phil Kelsey
Inks
Phil Kelsey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Adam Strange II
Synopsis
Armed with the knowledge of what Adam Strange faced in the past, Space Ranger searches for the five devices of Okri-Ro. Adam Strange's descendant joins him in the search.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer id confirmed in Adam Strange: The Silver Age Omnibus.

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

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

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

Walter's International Wax Museum / advertisement / 1 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) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 0.5 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
This is our most expensive project to date.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Because of the cost of his project, Dr. Rocket had to use backing from private industry.
Reprints

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Riddle of Two Solar Systems!
    Space Ranger; Adam Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
  3. 2. The Riddle of Two Solar Systems
    The Space Ranger; Adam Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["Use coupon below and Mystery in Space will be delivered to you regularly..."]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  8. 7. Chapter 2: The Adam Strange Story
    Adam Strange
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Lois Lane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. Chapter 3: The Future Adam Strange
    The Space Ranger; Adam Strange
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Walter's International Wax Museum
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. ["This is our most expensive project to date."]
    Doctor Rocket
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Chris Boyko
  • John Monagle
  • James Ludwig
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