Strange Adventures #90

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1958
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14287

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Day I Became a Martian! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction; mystery

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. The Day I Became a Martian Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Synopsis

A science fiction writer is transformed into a Martian, and he figures out that real Martians are observing him to test how they can survive on Earth, so he tricks them into believing that they could not.

Show/hide 2. The Line of Stars Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for DC comics

Show/hide 3. Amazing Ratios! (Amazing Ratios!) Comic story, 1 page

""The earth's atmosphere is so immense...""

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios!
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #90 (March 1958)
Amazing Ratios!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #101 ([October 1958?])
Amazing Ratios!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #24 ([January 1963?])
Amazing Ratios!

Notes

Educational filler page revealing ratios of Earth and the human body.

Show/hide 4. The 100,000 Year Old Weapon Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
John Giunta

Synopsis

A man from 100,000 years in the future travels back to 1958 to find a super-weapon he can use to overthrow a dictator in his own time.

Show/hide 5. Do You Know What's Behind A Law? Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bob Brown
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Jerry learns the importance of driver's education.

Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 6. Amazing Gift from Space! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Synopsis

The Zaxians, a friendly alien race, send a spaceship to Earth as a gift, and the astronaut that is chosen to pilot it ends up saving the Zaxians from a hostile invasion.

Show/hide 7. Space Satellites -- What Next? (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight on Science
Genre
Fact

Credits

Author
Julius Schwartz ?
Art
? (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Mystery of Meteor Crater Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Joe Giella

Synopsis

An alien invasion force hides in a canyon that is a tourist attraction, but a determined tourist finds them in spite of their efforts and helps to drive them off Earth.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32968

Entry created

  • 03/08/2007

Cover added

  • 08/10/2011

Index completed

  • 08/10/2011

Last updated

  • 08/10/2011