(April-May 1971)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Fish-Men of Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-719

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

This cover is a redrawing of the original cover from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #56 (May 1955).

The Fish-Men of Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-730

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Susy; Dr. Stanton Walker; Jim
Synopsis:
Aliens use a weapon that causes the atmosphere of Earth to become super-dense, like their homeworld. Dr. Walker and his assistant Jim find a way to counter the effect.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

The Devil's Island of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-731

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Willy Elkins; Warden Hawes; Jarn of Mars
Synopsis:
Willy Elkins promises to escape from a prison planetoid in 30 days.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["It takes 25,000 pounds of water..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Scienti-Fact / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-737

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information on the amount of water needed to grow a pound of cotton.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Most Dangerous Man on Earth! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-732

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jeff Carter; Horvan Kol; Kook (monkey); Roban
Synopsis:
While experimenting on a ray to prevent the common cold, Jeff Carter accidentally causes himself to emit radiation that causes all vegetation to grow wildly out of control.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Destination - Star (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-734

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Crandall; Ralfe Gordon; Jackson; Brand
Synopsis:
Ralfe Gordon warns other space travelers that going faster than the speed of light is dangerous.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["Although not apparent to the naked eye..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Scienti-Fact / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-738

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information about double-stars.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Tomorrow's Hero! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-733

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ral Grayson; Borg
Synopsis:
Ral Grayson is a mutant with the ability to understand things quickly by just seeing a portion of the process. He uses his ability to figure out the one weakness of the Borg who have taken over Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Messages from Beyond (Table of Contents: 8)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-741

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mark Colella, Bernard G. Williams, Matthew Grahan and Gregory Kent, with replies from Schwartz.

The 24,000-Hour Day! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-735

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Brad Stanton; Jerome Baxter; Jim Kirby
Synopsis:
Brad Stanton and Jim Kirby answer an ad for space-miners promising to pay them $1000 a day. When they sign on they learn that one day on this asteroid is 24,000 hours long.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["Amalthea -- Closest of Jupiter's satellites..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Scienti-Fact / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-739

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Facts about Jupiter's moon Amalthea and how it is slowly spiraling into Jupiter.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Answer Man of Space! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-736

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Evan Wright; Jon Drew
Synopsis:
Evan Wright can answer any question who's answer is in a book he has read, but can he answer a question about something he has never read before?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

["The elevation above which mountains are covered with perpetual snow..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Scienti-Fact / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-740

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Information about the snow line on mountains and how it varies in altitude from the equator to the poles.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fish-Men of Earth!
  2. 1. The Fish-Men of Earth!
  3. 2. The Devil's Island of Space!
  4. 3. ["It takes 25,000 pounds of water..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  5. 4. The Most Dangerous Man on Earth!
  6. 5. Destination - Star
  7. 6. ["Although not apparent to the naked eye..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  8. 7. Tomorrow's Hero!
  9. 8. Messages from Beyond
  10. 9. The 24,000-Hour Day!
  11. 10. ["Amalthea -- Closest of Jupiter's satellites..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  12. 11. The Answer Man of Space!
  13. 12. ["The elevation above which mountains are covered with perpetual snow..."]
    Scienti-Fact
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