Strange Adventures #43

Published
April 1958
Page count
24
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Canals of Earth! Cover, 1 page

""The Canals of Earth!" "Look! Since we left Earth, it's become criss-crossed with giant canals--just like the planet Mars!""

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #38 (June-July 1957)
The Canals of Earth!

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"That's interesting… televising events right from the street!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #170 (April 1951)
No title recorded
Show/hide 2. The Canals of Earth! Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
Mann Rubin, scripter [as Manny Rubin]
Art
Alex Toth, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #19 (April 1952)
The Canals of Earth
Also printed
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #38 (June-July 1957)
The Canals of Earth!
Show/hide 3. The Magic Horn from Space! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #78 (March 1957)
The Magic Horn from Space!

Notes

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

Show/hide 4. Untitled [Drink Ace Cola] (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Synopsis

Professor Eureka is creative securing funding for his research.

Show/hide 5. The Science-Fiction Story That Saved the Earth! Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #29 (December 1955-January 1956)
The Science-Fiction Story That Saved the Earth

Notes

the two main characters, Emmett Hamilton and Ray Bradford, are thinly disguised tributes to science-fiction writers (and Julius Schwartz clients) Edmond Hamilton and Ray Bradbury. Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (18 August 2007)


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This issue includes help from

  • Geoff Harrison

AusReprints ID

  • 31014

Entry created

  • 01/05/2007

Cover added

  • 27/11/2018

Last updated

  • 22/10/2021