Strange Adventures #36

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1953
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/10754

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Julius Schwartz (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Grab-Bag Planet (Captain Comet) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction; superhero

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Novelty Mart) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Novelty Mart

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Grab-Bag Planet! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction; superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #102 ([December 1964?])
The Grab-Bag Planet
Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 5. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Includes a plug for polio research.

Show/hide 6. Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving? (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Suzie; Wolfie

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Show/hide 7. Man Into Martian! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Show/hide 8. The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk (Tomahawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That) Cartoon, 1 page

"The moon always revolves around the Earth at the same distance..."

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science
Show/hide 10. Do Not Open Till Doomsday! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Dr. George Lynch; Jimmy Lynch; Andy; Bill

Credits

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
Do Not Open Till Doomsday!
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #7 (October-November 1970)
Do Not Open Till Doomsday
 
United States
Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1980 series) (October 1980)
Do Not Open Till Doomsday
From GCD
from Strange Adventures #36 (September 1953)
 
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #36 (September 1953)

Synopsis

When magic globes begin to fall to Earth that grant the wishes of any Earthman who uses them, Dr. George Lynch suspects an ulterior motive.

Notes

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

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight on Science
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. The Wonders of Gravity! Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Art
Mort Drucker
Show/hide 13. Experiment in Destiny! Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Sy Barry
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Master Art Helper Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Master Art Helper Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22876

Entry created

  • 04/09/2019

Cover added

  • 04/09/2019

Index completed

  • 04/09/2019