(July-August 1971)

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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1971-05-27
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 Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Attack of the Flying Gorillas (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Job Number
S-824
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Attack of the Flying Gorillas! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-834
First Line of Dialogue or Text
They were the greatest fighters in the universe, these winged creatures who came out of the depths of space to menace the safety of every living thing on Earth!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lyassa; Jim Bryant (astronomer);
Synopsis
A small planetoid populated by flying gorillas approaches Earth and begins to steal its atmosphere.
Reprints
Keywords
Acrux (star sun); flying gorilla; Mount Panamint observatory; Myara-49 (artificial world)

Indexer Notes

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

Here Come the Wild Ones! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atomic Knights / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (credited) (signed - see Notes)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited) (signed - see Notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-833
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all the tragedies caused by the Hydrogen War of 1986, one of the most heart rendering [sic] was the band of homeless, hungry boys who charged into isolated villages, terrorizing the inhabitants!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Bryndon Smith; Douglas Herald; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard; Marene Herald]; Organizer Kadey; Mrs. Porter (carpenter's wife - mentioned); wild ones [Ken; Danny; Pete]; Blue Belt six; Dr. Howard Melton (mentioned)
Synopsis
The Knights encounter a roving band of boys who want to become outlaws when they grow up. Marene disguises herself as a boy and infiltrates the group.

Kadey and his Blue Belts stumble upon a pre-war invention that turns people into automatons. They use it to enslave the rebel boys until the Knights defeat them.
Reprints
Keywords
armor; atomic pistol; Blue Belts; Durvale

Indexer Notes

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

Job number, story and art credit on splash page added compared to original printing in Strange Adventures 160.

Story in two parts of 6.67 and 7.67 pages.

Signed in panel 3 on (last) page 15. Also included under the signature is "30" which is typographical shorthand in journalism for "End" indicating that Anderson knew this was the last Atomic Knights story he would illustrate. Source - Interview with Murphy Anderson in "The Silver Age Sci-Fi Companion" by Mike W. Barr. Page 13 LH column.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-835
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A person's height may vary by as much as...
Reprints

The Martian Masquerader! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-832
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Assignment in Eternity! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-831
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Spotlight On... Strange Adventures / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-827

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Bob Wilson, Gerard Triano, Anonymous from Woburn, Ma. and B. Nelson Campbell.

The Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors! (Table of Contents: 7)

Adam Strange / comic story / 16.34 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-830
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story in two parts of 7.67 and 8.67 pages.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-836
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every point on the Earth's equator has a rotational speed...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rotational speed of points on the equator and the speed the sun is hurtling through space.

Zeppelin (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Attack of the Flying Gorillas
  2. 1. Attack of the Flying Gorillas!
  3. 2. Here Come the Wild Ones!
    The Atomic Knights
  4. 3. ["A person's height may vary by as much as..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  5. 4. The Martian Masquerader!
  6. 5. Assignment in Eternity!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight On... Strange Adventures
  8. 7. The Challenge of the Crystal Conquerors!
    Adam Strange
  9. 8. ["Every point on the Earth's equator has a rotational speed..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  10. 9. Zeppelin
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