(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.
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

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)

["Use coupon below and Mystery in Space will be delivered to you regularly..."] (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)

["This is our most expensive project to date."] (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)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Because of the cost of his project, Dr. Rocket had to use backing from private industry.

[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)

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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
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk