Mystery in Space #38

DC Comics

United States

Published
June-July 1957
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/13567

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #43 ([April 1958?])
The Canals of Earth

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Canals of Earth! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #19 (April 1952)
The Canals of Earth
 
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #43 ([April 1958?])
The Canals of Earth

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko (Sgt. Bilko) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sgt. Bilko

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

House ad for Sgt. Bilko (DC, 1957 series) #1, with cover repro.

Show/hide 4. Why Summer Is Hot and Winter Cold Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Mort Drucker, letterer
Show/hide 5. The Man Who Doomed a World! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. Untitled [Halley's Comet, Comet of 1769, Morehouse's Comet] (Curious Comets) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Curious Comets
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker [as Tommy Nicolosi]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #12 (April 1959)
Untitled [Halley's Comet, Comet of 1769, Morehouse's Comet]
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Worldwide Adventures in Science! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 9. Trail of the Glowing Atoms! (Space Cabbie) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Space Cabbie
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #115 ([September 1958?])
Trail of the Glowing Atoms

Notes

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

Show/hide 10. Geography of the Moon! (Wonders of Space) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonders of Space
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 11. The New Year's Eve of 2000 A.D.! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #3 ([January 1958?])
The New Year's Eve of 2000 A.D.!

Notes

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

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Our Strange Universe!) Comic story, 1 page

"Because it affords us an opportunity to observe a galaxy from the outside..."

Featuring

Feature
Our Strange Universe!
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker [as Tommy Nicolosi]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Honor House Products Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products Corp.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Nutty Putty) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Nutty Putty

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32157

Entry created

  • 13/07/2007

Index completed

  • 11/08/2021

Last updated

  • 11/08/2021