([September 1958])

K. G. Murray, 1958 Series
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Price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty Ltd
Brand
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
Editing
? (original editor)

The Heart of Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mechanical heart-beat is slowing down!
Genre
science fiction

Heart of the Solar System! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bob Crane; Dan Nolan; Mike Carewe; Zerda; Sszo; Mayor Wlx; Agent XOL-3
Reprints
Keywords
circus; hearts

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Strange Adventures” banner removed from every page of story.

The Secret of the Black Abyss! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom; Bert; Paul; Juan Lorca; Ted
Reprints
Keywords
caves; Lemuria; mountains; spelunkers

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “House of Mystery” banner removed from every page of story.

The Dangerous Coat of Dan Brewster! (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Town / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

Genre
crime
Characters
Dan Brewster; Steve Wilson; Wyn; Lt. Greggory
Reprints
Keywords
Trench Coats

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Big Town” banner removed from every page of story. pp3: words “Station Agent” changed to “Station Master”.

Space-Rescue by Proxy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Darwin Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bart Smithers; Krylxt; Darwin Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Strange Adventures” banner removed from every page of story.

The Magnetic Prison (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Clayton
Reprints
Keywords
force fields

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Tales of the Unexpected” banner removed from every page of story.

Invaders of the Dark (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jerry Boyle; Stokes
Reprints
Keywords
carnivals; fluoroscopes; phosphorescence

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “House of Mystery” banner removed from every page of story.

Congo Bill, Stone Age Man (Table of Contents: 7)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Mort Weisinger (actual original editor)

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Chota (chimpanzee); cavemen
Synopsis
Bill and Janu stumble into a zoo of prehistoric animals.
Reprints
Keywords
brontosaurids; dimetrodons; photographs; plateosaurids; pterodactyls; volcanos

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Action Comics” banner removed from every page of story. pp3: words “out-maneuver” changed to “out-manoeuvre”.

Movie Men from Mars! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mark Randall
Synopsis
Eiffel Tower; Niagara Falls; The Sphinx; The Great Pyramid; Empire State Building; Mount Rushmore; London; film making
Reprints

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Strange Adventures” banner removed from every page of story. pp2: words “In New York, Mark Randall” changed to “...Later, Mark Randall”.

The Mirage Beneath the Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frank Barston; Dick; King Neptune
Reprints

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “House of Mystery” banner removed from every page of story.

The Secret Life of Badge #22 (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Characters
Detective Barry Denton; Bart Darrows
Reprints

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Gang Busters” banner removed from every page of story.

The Anti-Gravity Menace (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Jack Schiff (actual original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Seth Parker; Fred Lane (Scientist)
Synopsis
A strange spacecraft flying through Earth's atmosphere emits anti-gravity rays that cause anything they touch to float away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “House of Mystery” banner removed from every page of story. pp3: word “fueled” changed to “fuelled”.

The Flying Prison (Table of Contents: 12)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Ray Burnley
Letters
Joe Letterese
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Len Harrington; Denton; Brett; Fullson; Mighty Feather
Reprints
Keywords
Cherokees

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Mr. District Attorney” banner removed from every page of story. pp1-2: word “jail” changed to “gaol”, and word “tire” changed to “tyre”. pp7: word “gotten” changed to “got”.

Menace of the Falling Moon! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

Characters
Burt Barton; Hiram Oakley; Art Forrest; Jed Jackson
Synopsis
moon; aliens
Reprints

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Mystery in Space” banner removed from every page of story. pp2: price ticket lettering changed from “59c ea” to “10/- ea). pp6: words “we could trust Americans” changed to “we could trust your people”.

The Frozen City (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colonel Fred Carter; Dr. Bill Dean; Xydias the Tyrant
Reprints
Keywords
freezing; ice; Uranus

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Tales of the Unexpected” banner removed from every page of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your mother asked me to show you around the prison.
Genre
humour
Reprints
Keywords
handcuffs

Indexer Notes

DC logos and “Gang Busters” banner removed from above story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Heart of Space!
  2. 1. Heart of the Solar System!
  3. 2. The Secret of the Black Abyss!
  4. 3. The Dangerous Coat of Dan Brewster!
    Big Town
  5. 4. Space-Rescue by Proxy!
    Darwin Jones
  6. 5. The Magnetic Prison
  7. 6. Invaders of the Dark
  8. 7. Congo Bill, Stone Age Man
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. Movie Men from Mars!
  10. 9. The Mirage Beneath the Sea
  11. 10. The Secret Life of Badge #22
  12. 11. The Anti-Gravity Menace
  13. 12. The Flying Prison
    Mr. District Attorney
  14. 13. Menace of the Falling Moon!
  15. 14. The Frozen City
  16. 15. ["Your mother asked me to show you around the prison."]
    Warden Willis
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