(December 1970-January 1971)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1970-10-01
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from the Direct Currents page of From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #8 and copyright registration.

Menace of the Ancient Vials! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Rosalind Kirby (blacks)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; Ira Schnapp ?
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Kyle "Ace" Morgan; Matthew "Red" Ryan; Leslie "Rocky" Davis; Walter Mark "Prof" Haley]
Reprints

Mean Maverick (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Monogram Models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Menace of the Ancient Vials! (Table of Contents: 2)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Job Number
B-797
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Kyle "Ace" Morgan; Matthew "Red" Ryan; Leslie "Rocky" Davis; Walter Mark "Prof" Haley]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously inker listed as Marvin Stein. Per Stein's conversations with Greg Theakston, he did not ink any Challengers stories.

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

SSP / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter Two: The Fire Being! (Table of Contents: 4)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Kyle "Ace" Morgan; Matthew "Red" Ryan; Leslie "Rocky" Davis; Walter Mark "Prof" Haley]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously inker listed as Marvin Stein. Per Stein's conversations with Greg Theakston, he did not ink any Challengers stories.

Coin Curios (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp & Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Mail Sack Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Chapter Three: The Demon from the Depths! (Table of Contents: 7)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Kyle "Ace" Morgan; Matthew "Red" Ryan; Leslie "Rocky" Davis; Walter Mark "Prof" Haley]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously inker listed as Marvin Stein. Per Stein's conversations with Greg Theakston, he did not ink any Challengers stories.

Chapter Four: The Deadly Duplicates! (Table of Contents: 8)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Kyle "Ace" Morgan; Matthew "Red" Ryan; Leslie "Rocky" Davis; Walter Mark "Prof" Haley]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously inker listed as Marvin Stein. Per Stein's conversations with Greg Theakston, he did not ink any Challengers stories.

Here Come the Zingers! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

MPC / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

National Diamond Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

Let's Chat with the Challs / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-779

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

Task Force; Tank Trap / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Skittle Pool (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Aurora Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Ancient Vials!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. Mean Maverick
    Monogram Models
  3. 2. The Menace of the Ancient Vials!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    SSP
  5. 4. Chapter Two: The Fire Being!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  6. 5. Coin Curios
    Littleton Stamp & Coin Co.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mail Sack Inc.
  8. 7. Chapter Three: The Demon from the Depths!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  9. 8. Chapter Four: The Deadly Duplicates!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  10. 9. Here Come the Zingers!
    MPC
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Tomahawk
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    National Diamond Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Let's Chat with the Challs
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Task Force; Tank Trap
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Famous Artists Schools
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  18. 17. Skittle Pool
    Aurora Products
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