([April] 1980)

Simon and Schuster, 1980 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
7.95 USD
Pages
252
On-sale Date
1980-04-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Brand
A Fireside Book
ISBN
0-671-24775-1 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Michael Uslan (editor)
Color
Color cover and interior
Dimensions
17.5cm x 24.5cm
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; White matte interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

A hardcover edition was also published.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Registration number TX498574.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Pencils
? (repros of various covers)
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Tales of the Unexpected No. 84 Aug-Sept 1964 (Table of Contents: 2)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to Aliens Visit Earth Today

Spores from Space! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Do Not Open Till Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Unknown Spaceman! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Missing: One Alien (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

From Beyond the Unknown No. 17 Jun-Jul 1972 (Table of Contents: 7)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to Life in Space Today

The Aliens Who Raided New York! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
New York

House of Mystery No. 151 June 1965 (Table of Contents: 9)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to Contemporary Space Heroes

The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (Table of Contents: 10)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (actual); Mort Weisinger (credited)
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script (only) attributed to Jack Miller by Rich Morrissey, but disputed by Bob Hughes. Samachson is current DC credit, as seen in Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1.

The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe! (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Reprints

Brave and the Bold No. 47 Apr-May 1963 (Table of Contents: 12)

Strange Sports Stories / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; sports
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to Future Life on Earth

Escape from Earth! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

It's a Woman's World (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Saga of the Secret Sportsmen! (Table of Contents: 15)

Strange Sports Stories / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction; sports
Reprints

The Last Television Broadcast on Earth! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Revolt of the Spaceships! (Table of Contents: 17)

Space Museum / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Mystery in Space No. 35 Dec-Jan 1956-57 (Table of Contents: 18)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to Future Life in Space

The Sky-High Man! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Counterfeit Earth (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Mad Planet (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Virgil Finlay
Inks
Virgil Finlay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Tales of the Unexpected No. 78 Aug-Sep 1963 (Table of Contents: 22)

The Space Ranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to Space Heroes of the Future

Follow the Space-Leader (Table of Contents: 23)

Space Cabbie [Space Cabby] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Case of the Vanishing Robots (Table of Contents: 24)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Reprints

Columbus of Space (Table of Contents: 25)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff; George Kashdan; Bernard Breslauer
Pencils
Virgil Finlay ?; Howard Sherman ?
Inks
Virgil Finlay ?; Howard Sherman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Sherman (Logo); ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow
Synopsis
In a fictional "forecast", the first astronaut travels to Mars and back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils info from Gene Reed (Per Sandell)
Inks info from Gene Reed (Per Sandell)

The Super Planeteers (Table of Contents: 26)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Rise of the Atomic Knights! (Table of Contents: 27)

The Atomic Knights / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
The Atomic Knights
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle (origin) (first appearance); Douglas Herald (origin) (first appearance); Marene Herald (origin) (first appearance); Hollis Hobard (origin) (first appearance); Wayne Hobard (origin) (first appearance); Bryndon Smith (origin) (first appearance)]; Black Baron (antagonist) (first appearance)
Reprints

Where Is the Paradise of Space? (Table of Contents: 28)

Star Rovers / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Great Plutonium Plot (Table of Contents: 29)

The Space Ranger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (plot); Edmond Hamilton (script)
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit revised 18 January 2006, Denys Howard, editor. Was credited to Arnold Drake but Mr. Drake confirmed in an email message to Mike Catron that he did not write this story.

Mystery in Space No. 75 May 1962 (Table of Contents: 30)

Adam Strange / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to DC's Greatest Space Hero

Secret of the Eternal City! (Table of Contents: 31)

Adam Strange / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox; Edmond Hamilton (co-plot, uncredited)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

See notes at original printing for the creative credits listed.

The Planet That Came to a Standstill (Table of Contents: 32)

Adam Strange / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

DC Science-Fiction Comic Book Bibliography (Table of Contents: 33)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Letters
typeset

DC Science-Fiction Series Checklist (Table of Contents: 34)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Letters
typeset

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. Tales of the Unexpected No. 84 Aug-Sept 1964
  4. 3. Spores from Space!
  5. 4. Do Not Open Till Doomsday!
  6. 5. The Unknown Spaceman!
  7. 6. Missing: One Alien
  8. 7. From Beyond the Unknown No. 17 Jun-Jul 1972
  9. 8. The Aliens Who Raided New York!
  10. 9. House of Mystery No. 151 June 1965
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  11. 10. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe!
    Captain Comet
  13. 12. Brave and the Bold No. 47 Apr-May 1963
    Strange Sports Stories
  14. 13. Escape from Earth!
  15. 14. It's a Woman's World
  16. 15. Saga of the Secret Sportsmen!
    Strange Sports Stories
  17. 16. The Last Television Broadcast on Earth!
  18. 17. Revolt of the Spaceships!
    Space Museum
  19. 18. Mystery in Space No. 35 Dec-Jan 1956-57
  20. 19. The Sky-High Man!
  21. 20. The Counterfeit Earth
  22. 21. The Mad Planet
  23. 22. Tales of the Unexpected No. 78 Aug-Sep 1963
    The Space Ranger
  24. 23. Follow the Space-Leader
    Space Cabbie [Space Cabby]
  25. 24. The Case of the Vanishing Robots
    Star Hawkins
  26. 25. Columbus of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  27. 26. The Super Planeteers
    Tommy Tomorrow
  28. 27. The Rise of the Atomic Knights!
    The Atomic Knights
  29. 28. Where Is the Paradise of Space?
    Star Rovers
  30. 29. The Great Plutonium Plot
    The Space Ranger
  31. 30. Mystery in Space No. 75 May 1962
    Adam Strange
  32. 31. Secret of the Eternal City!
    Adam Strange
  33. 32. The Planet That Came to a Standstill
    Adam Strange
  34. 33. DC Science-Fiction Comic Book Bibliography
  35. 34. DC Science-Fiction Series Checklist
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