Mystery in Space #57

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1960
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/15496

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Mystery of the Giant Footprints! (Adam Strange) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #17 ([May 1960?])
Mystery of the Giant Footprints!
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. No title recorded (Hi-Power Binoculars) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hi-Power Binoculars

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 3. Mystery of the Giant Footprints (Adam Strange) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Adventure; science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; The Rhollians (first appearance, villains)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #17 ([May 1960?])
Mystery of the Giant Footprints
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #17 ([May 1960?])
 
United States
The Adam Strange Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2004)
Mystery of the Giant Footprints
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Adam Strange (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([August] 2007)
Mystery of the Giant Footprints
From GCD
from Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #57 (February 1960)
 
from Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #57.

Synopsis

While exploring Rann's fabled "sinking island," Adam and Alanna discover a race of giants seeking to sink the island permanently.

Show/hide 4. Pierre Janssen 1824-1907 (Giants of the Telescope) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giants of the Telescope
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Notes

Information for this sequence originally from Arthur Lortie.

Show/hide 5. Introducing... The Justice League of America (The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America
Show/hide 6. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 7. The Living Statues of Venus Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Synopsis

Jerry Trent is sent on a mission to Venus to try to find his brother, lost on a previous mission. There, Jerry finds his brother transformed into a living metallic statue...and invaders!

Show/hide 8. Visible Galaxies! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; math & science
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Continental Schools, Inc.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Continental Schools, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Wonders of Space) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wonders of Space

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 11. Secret of the Strange Satellite! Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Murphy Anderson

Synopsis

Warren Keith runs a tourist attraction full of outer space phenomena on the moon of Io. Mercurian visitors develop a plan to conquer the universe using one of the exhibits.

Show/hide 12. Statement of Ownership Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

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Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Aircraft Carrier) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aircraft Carrier

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (150 Civil War Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
150 Civil War Soldiers
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Body Building) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Body Building

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31826

Entry created

  • 08/07/2007

Index completed

  • 10/09/2019

Last updated

  • 10/09/2019