(April-May 1978)

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Volume:
17
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893045305
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The War at Time's End (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
C-652

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Hunter; June Robbins; Rocky Davis; Ace Morgan; Swamp Thing; Deadman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The War at Time's End (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Gene D’Angelo
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4911

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Prof Haley
Synopsis:
In the present, Prof is wheelchair-bound in Challenger Mountain and attacked by a mutant lizard from the future.
Reprints:

Chapter One: The Way It Began (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis; Red Ryan; June Robbins]; Deadman
Synopsis:
Prof recalls how it got to this point.
Reprints:

Chapter Two: If This Is Tomorrow, You Must Be Rip Hunter! (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof Haley; Rocky Davis; Red Ryan; June Robbins]; Swamp Thing; Deadman; Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; The Sunset Lords; The Persuader; Lucas Lawspeaker
Synopsis:
In the future, Rocky, Ace, June, Swamp Thing, and Deadman find Rip Hunter (and his crew) are brainwashed pawns of the despotic Sunset Lords. After a fight, they're overwhelmed and captured.
Reprints:

The Big Fall (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter Three: Time Times Terror (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Ryan; Deadman; The Sunset Lords; Rip Hunter
Synopsis:
Back in the present, future-boxes keep releasing monsters around the world. Red (who quit the team) battles some in the streets.
Reprints:

Chapter 4: A Pit by Any Other Name (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins]; Swamp Thing; Deadman; The Sunset Lords; Lucas Lawspeaker
Synopsis:
Deadman, sneaking around in a borrowed body, meets Lucas Lawspeaker and his rebels.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Challenger Mountain Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L-888

Synopsis:
Dave Blanchard and Sammuel Herskovitz love all the guest stars. Ye Editor notes, “... this is Swamp Thing’s home for now..."

Volume 78, Issue 1 - Week of January 23, 1978 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The War at Time's End
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. The War at Time's End
    Challengers of the Unknown
  3. 2. Chapter One: The Way It Began
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. Chapter Two: If This Is Tomorrow, You Must Be Rip Hunter!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  5. 4. The Big Fall
    Superman; Hostess
  6. 5. Chapter Three: Time Times Terror
    Challengers of the Unknown
  7. 6. Chapter 4: A Pit by Any Other Name
    Challengers of the Unknown
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Challenger Mountain Mail Room
  9. 8. Volume 78, Issue 1 - Week of January 23, 1978
    Daily Planet
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