([April] 2008)

DC, 2004 Series
Volume
3
Price
49.99 USD; 60.99 CAD
Pages
240
On-sale date
2008-04-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
978-1-4012-1661-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401216610 54999
Editing
Scott Nybakken (collected edition); Alex Jay/Studio J (series design); Ternard Solomon (publication design)
Color
Color
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Black-and-white reconstruction on selected interior pages by Dale Crain.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange

Indexer Notes

Picture of Adam Strange taken from front cover to Mystery in Space #86 (September 1963) 1951 Series.

https://www.comics.org/issue/17867/cover/4/

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Adam Strange: The Coolest Dude Around (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
?
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Adam Strange

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Jim Starlin.

[Cover - Mystery in Space #81]; The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Cloud-Creature
Reprints

The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 4)

Adam Strange / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Betti Smythe (first appearance; looks like Alanna); Officer Tom Boyle (name revealed); Alva Xar (first appearance; villain); Cloud-Creature (villain)
Synopsis
A 1,000 year old scientist awakes from his slumber, and tries to conquer Rann.
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[Cover - Mystery in Space #82]; World War on Earth - and - Rann! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange
Reprints

World War on Earth and Rann! (Table of Contents: 6)

Adam Strange / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Akor Barth; Lalla; Manlo Tallifa (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Adam must fight conquerors on Earth and on Rann.
Reprints

[Cover - Mystery in Space #83]; The Emotion-Master of Space! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Lo Pau
Reprints

The Emotion Master of Space! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Lo Pau (first appearance; villain); Kalulla (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
An alien uses an emotionizer to defeat Adam.
Reprints

[Cover - Mystery in Space #84]; The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Jakarta (a Dust Devil)
Reprints

The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Jakarta (a Dust Devil)
Synopsis
Jakarta escapes from his prison on Earth, and attacks Adam and Alanna.
Reprints

[Cover - Mystery in Space #85]; Riddle of the Runaway Rockets! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Alanna; Adam Strange
Reprints

Riddle of the Runaway Rockets! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; The Moorl (flashback); Borg (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
An ancient metal robot reappears and tries again to destroy Rann.
Reprints

[Cover - Mystery in Space #86]; Attack of the Underworld Giants! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Alanna; Adam Strange
Reprints

Attack of the Underworld Giants! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna (dream); Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol] (small cameo saying he will be joining the title next month); The Kwarx (first appearance; dream); Val Kar (first appearance; villain; dream)
Synopsis
When Adam bumps against a rocket, it knocks him out and he dreams he saves Rann from some underworld giants.
Reprints

[Cover - Strange Adventures #157]; Plight of the Human Cocoons! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Reprints

Rescue By Moonlight! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Giunta; Murphy Anderson? (narrator's head)
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Alan Strange (descendant of Adam Strange in the 25th century); Tommy Parker; Mr. Parker; Llalla (first appearance)
Synopsis
Alan Strange stops some thieves from stealing some parastil.
Reprints

[Cover - Mystery in Space #87]; The Amazing Thefts of the I.Q. Gang! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ira Quimby; I.Q. Gang; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Adam Strange (inset)
Reprints

The Super-Brain of Adam Strange (Table of Contents: 18)

Adam Strange / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath
Synopsis
Sardath attempts to control Adam's Zeta-Beam visits to Rann but a side-effect gives Adam a super-evolved brain which also creates a brain-wave menace for the planet. When Alanna shuts down Sardath's machine all returns to normal but some of the brain-wave energy becomes frozen into a rock which Adam takes back to Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The stone Adam brings back to Earth plays a part in the Hawkman story in MYSTERY IN SPACE (DC, 1951 series) #87, "The Amazing Thefts of The I.Q. Gang!"

[Cover - Mystery in Space #88]; The Robot-Wraith of Rann! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Thanas Pral; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol] (inset)
Reprints

The Robot Wraith of Rann! (Table of Contents: 20)

Adam Strange / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Thanas Pral (villain)
Synopsis
Thanas Pral escapes prison as a wraith, but decides he wants to make up for his past deeds. However, when he tries to possess a metallic case and turn it into a robot, the robot turns him evil and he tries to destroy Rann.
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[Cover - Mystery in Space #89]; The Super-Motorized Menace! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Adam Strange (inset)
Reprints

Siren of the Space Ark (Table of Contents: 22)

Adam Strange / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Brittis (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
A beautiful woman who's been trapped alone on a space ark, kidnaps Adam and tries to get him to love her.
Reprints

[Cover - Mystery in Space #90]; Planets in Peril! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino; Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol] (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inset drawings of Adam Strange and Hawkman pencilled by Murphy Anderson.

Planets in Peril (Table of Contents: 24)

Adam Strange and Hawkman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (pages 1-8, 19-25); Murphy Anderson (pages 9-18)
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayera Hol]; Sardath; Oran Dargg (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Adam and Hawkman must team up to prevent Earth and Rann from destroying each other.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crossover between Adam Strange and Hawkman, this was the first of several.

[Cover - Mystery in Space #91]; Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last issue edited by Julius Schwartz (and therefore it is the last issue to contain artwork and scripts by Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson or Sid Greene).

Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol] (cameo); Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayer Hol] (cameo); Mortan (villain)
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkgirl bring Adam and Alanna back to Earth to get married, but Mortan uses the zeta-beam to bring Alanna back to Rann and to lead Adam into a trap.
Reprints

[Cover - Hawkman #18] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Adam Strange; Manhawk
Reprints

World That Vanished! (Table of Contents: 28)

Hawkman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Manhawks (villains); Falthis Farr (villain; a Manhawk); Kanjar Ro (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The Manhawks escape their prison on Thanagar, and have somehow made Thanagar disappear. They next appear on Rann, looking for the device that has given them mysterious powers.
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Biographies (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Murphy Anderson, Gardner Fox, Joe Giella, John Giunta, Sid Greene, Carmine Infantino and Julius Schwartz.

[Cover Gallery] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino; Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Lo Pau; Alanna; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Manhawk
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Adam Strange: The Coolest Dude Around
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [Cover - Mystery in Space #81]; The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds!
    Adam Strange
  5. 4. The Cloud-Creature That Menaced Two Worlds!
    Adam Strange
  6. 5. [Cover - Mystery in Space #82]; World War on Earth - and - Rann!
    Adam Strange
  7. 6. World War on Earth and Rann!
    Adam Strange
  8. 7. [Cover - Mystery in Space #83]; The Emotion-Master of Space!
    Adam Strange
  9. 8. The Emotion Master of Space!
    Adam Strange
  10. 9. [Cover - Mystery in Space #84]; The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange!
    Adam Strange
  11. 10. The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange!
    Adam Strange
  12. 11. [Cover - Mystery in Space #85]; Riddle of the Runaway Rockets!
    Adam Strange
  13. 12. Riddle of the Runaway Rockets!
    Adam Strange
  14. 13. [Cover - Mystery in Space #86]; Attack of the Underworld Giants!
    Adam Strange
  15. 14. Attack of the Underworld Giants!
    Adam Strange
  16. 15. [Cover - Strange Adventures #157]; Plight of the Human Cocoons!
  17. 16. Rescue By Moonlight!
    Space Museum
  18. 17. [Cover - Mystery in Space #87]; The Amazing Thefts of the I.Q. Gang!
    Hawkman
  19. 18. The Super-Brain of Adam Strange
    Adam Strange
  20. 19. [Cover - Mystery in Space #88]; The Robot-Wraith of Rann!
    Adam Strange
  21. 20. The Robot Wraith of Rann!
    Adam Strange
  22. 21. [Cover - Mystery in Space #89]; The Super-Motorized Menace!
    Hawkman
  23. 22. Siren of the Space Ark
    Adam Strange
  24. 23. [Cover - Mystery in Space #90]; Planets in Peril!
    Adam Strange and Hawkman
  25. 24. Planets in Peril
    Adam Strange and Hawkman
  26. 25. [Cover - Mystery in Space #91]; Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons!
    Adam Strange
  27. 26. Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons!
    Adam Strange
  28. 27. [Cover - Hawkman #18]
    Hawkman
  29. 28. World That Vanished!
    Hawkman
  30. 29. Biographies
  31. 30. [Cover Gallery]
    Adam Strange
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