(December 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:
1964-10-22
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 house ad in Tales of the Unexpected #86.


Mystery of the Million Dollar Beasts! (Table of Contents)

The Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger
Keywords:
lancite beasts; pellet-fish

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration of the Rights of a Child."

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Coins That Doomed Two Planets (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 6 and 13 are 2/3 pages. Script credit from Bob Hughes, confirmed in Adam Strange: The Silver Age Omnibus.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["You see, my boy, we can fly away from the Earth!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 6 and page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Spotlight on Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Be first in your neighborhood..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of the Million-Dollar Beasts (Table of Contents: 10)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood ?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll
Reprints:

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

80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["I've been orbiting the Earth for fifteen days now..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Planet Pals / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction

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

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars; House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Million Dollar Beasts!
    The Space Ranger
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. The Coins That Doomed Two Planets
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected
  5. 4. ["You see, my boy, we can fly away from the Earth!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  10. 9. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  11. 10. The Mystery of the Million-Dollar Beasts
    The Space Ranger
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman
  13. 12. ["I've been orbiting the Earth for fifteen days now..."]
    The Planet Pals
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars; House of Mystery
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk