Mystery in Space #109

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1966
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/20241

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Secret of the Sky-God! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Bob Brown ?
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Possible Brown/Trapani cover per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Certa.

Show/hide 1. The Satellite Hotel That Vanished! (Ultra, the Multi-Alien) Comic story, 13.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ultra, the Multi-Alien
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Characters
Ultra [Ace Arn]; Jal-Rel; Bonnie (Ace's girlfriend); Klu-Kann; Tojeel (Klu-Kann's henchman); Arrkon

Credits

Script
Dave Wood ?
Art
Lee Elias (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

The Nine Planets Satellite Hotel that orbits around Mars disappears and Ultra has to find the person responsible.

Notes

Ultra finishes a machine that allows him transform from Ultra back to human form, instead of being stuck in the Ultra form.

Show/hide 2. The Policeman Is Your Friend! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Children learn that policemen do more than just catch crooks.

Notes

Credits confirmed by Bob Bailey, Bob Hughes and Gene Reed.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"Every kid has leftover plastic "trees" around..."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6433

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

Idea from Virgil Jackson, Milwaukee, Wis.

Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Script
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight on Science

Credits

Author
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 6. Secret of the Sky God Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Rollo Thayne

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Joe Certa
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #44 ([April 1967?])
Secret of the Sky God

Synopsis

Rollo Thayne lands on a primative planet and helps the natives stop their war.

Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Average number of copies proceeding 12 months: 312,000.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23092

Entry created

  • 05/10/2019

Cover added

  • 05/10/2019

Index completed

  • 05/10/2019