(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 and copyright registration.


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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the very best...

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of page 6 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You see, my boy, we can fly away from the Earth!
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)

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be first in your neighborhood...

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been orbiting the Earth for fifteen days now...
Genre
humor; science fiction

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
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