(June-July 1978)

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Volume
17
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-03-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893045307
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #154.


12 Million Years to Twilight! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Saviuk (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-708
Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins]; Swamp Thing; Deadman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Twelve Million Years to Twilight (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Carla Conway; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4971
Genre
adventure
Characters
Deadman; Lucas Lawspeaker; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; June Robbins]; Swamp Thing; Rip Hunter; The Persuader
Reprints

Chapter 1: Assault on Sunset (Table of Contents: 2)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Conway; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; June Robbins]; Swamp Thing; Deadman; Lucas Lawspeaker; The Sunset Lords; The Persuader
Synopsis
In 12,000,000 AD, Ace, Rocky, and June make a prison-break, while Swamp Thing holds back mutants. Back in 1978, Prof is saved from a monster when Red returns, cranks up the lab temperature, and cooks the monster. In the future, the Challs reach the breeder labs and blow them up.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a cutaway map of Challenger Mountain.

Imperiled Sub (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Chapter 2: Twilight's Last Glimmer (Table of Contents: 4)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Conway; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; Red Ryan; June Robbins]; Swamp Thing; Deadman; Rip Hunter; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; Jeff Smith; Batman; Elongated Man; Green Lantern; Lightray; Demon; Mica; Lucas Lawspeaker; The Sunset Lords; The Persuader
Synopsis
As Swamp Thing battles the giant Persuader, Lawspeaker - the leader of the rebellion - arrives with the cavalry, his rebel Sky Riders. The Sunset Lords try to destroy the city, but Deadman possesses Rip Hunter to destroy their weapon and the heroes head home.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Address: Unknown / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-936

Indexer Notes

New letters page name provided by fan Andy Proctor. Jack C. Harris announces that the title is cancelled.

Volume 78, Issue 12 - Week of March 20, 1978 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 12 Million Years to Twilight!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  2. 1. Twelve Million Years to Twilight
    Challengers of the Unknown
  3. 2. Chapter 1: Assault on Sunset
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. Imperiled Sub
    Aquaman; Hostess
  5. 4. Chapter 2: Twilight's Last Glimmer
    Challengers of the Unknown
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Address: Unknown
  7. 6. Volume 78, Issue 12 - Week of March 20, 1978
    Daily Planet
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