(October 1980)

Simon and Schuster, 1980 Series
 
Price
7.95 USD
Pages
252
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
A Fireside Book
ISBN
0-671-24775-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
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Editing
Michael Uslan
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
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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
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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
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Letters
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Editing
Julius Schwartz

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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)

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Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
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Missing: One Alien (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
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From Beyond the Unknown No. 17 Jun-Jul 1972 (Table of Contents: 7)

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Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
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Letters
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Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

intro to Life in Space Today

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

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
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Letters
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House of Mystery No. 151 June 1965 (Table of Contents: 9)

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Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
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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
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Letters
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Genre
superhero
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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
Bernard Sachs
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
superhero
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Brave and the Bold No. 47 Apr-May 1963 (Table of Contents: 12)

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Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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intro to Future Life on Earth

Escape from Earth (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
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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)

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Script
John Broome
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
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Letters
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Saga of the Secret Sportsmen (Table of Contents: 15)

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Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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The Last Television Broadcast on Earth (Table of Contents: 16)

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Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella
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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
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Letters
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Mystery in Space No. 35 Dec-Jan 1956-57 (Table of Contents: 18)

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Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
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intro to Future Life in Space

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

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
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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)

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Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
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The Mad Planet (Table of Contents: 21)

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Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Virgil Finlay
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Virgil Finlay
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Tales of the Unexpected No. 78 Aug-Sep 1963 (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
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intro to Space Heroes of the Future

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

Space Cabby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
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Letters
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The Case of the Vanishing Robots (Table of Contents: 24)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
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Columbus of Space (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow
Synopsis
In a fictional "forecast", the first astronaut travels to Mars and back.
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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
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Jim Mooney
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Genre
science fiction
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The Rise of the Atomic Knights (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
John Broome
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Murphy Anderson
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Murphy Anderson
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Where Is the Paradise of Space (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene
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Sid Greene
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The Great Plutonium Plot (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

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Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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intro to DC's Greatest Space Hero

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

Adam Strange / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox; Edmond Hamilton (co-plot, uncredited)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Joe Giella
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
science fiction
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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 / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
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Genre
science fiction
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DC Science-Fiction Comic Book Bibliography (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Michael Uslan
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  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
  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
  14. 13. Escape from Earth
  15. 14. It's a Woman's World
  16. 15. Saga of the Secret Sportsmen
  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
  24. 23. Follow the Space-Leader
    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
    Atomic Knights
  29. 28. Where Is the Paradise of Space
    Star Rovers
  30. 29. The Great Plutonium Plot
    Space Ranger
  31. 30. Mystery in Space No. 75 May 1962
  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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