Strange Adventures #207

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1967
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/21497

Credits

Editing
Jack Miller

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover What Makes a Corpse Cry? (Deadman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Colours
Neal Adams ?
Letters
?
Show/hide 1. Why Fight? Read All Three!! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Humor
Characters
Bob Hope; Scooter; Stanley Dover; Spot

Credits

Script
?
Art
Bob Oksner ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series), Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series), and The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) [starring Stanley and His Monster]

Show/hide 2. What Makes a Corpse Cry? (Deadman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Rama Kushna; Tiny; Liz Martin; Rocky Manzel; Paul

Credits

Script
Carmine Infantino (plot)
Jack Miller (script)
Art
Neal Adams
Colours
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #36 ([April 1968?])
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #36 ([April 1968?])
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #200 ([June 1976?])
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #200 ([June 1976?])
 
Australia
Adventure Comics (Murray, 1979 series) #6 ([July 1980?])
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
 
Australia
Adventure Comics (Murray, 1979 series) #6 ([July 1980?])
 
Australia
Adventure Comics (Murray, 1979 series) #6 ([July 1980?])
 
United States
Deadman (DC, 1985 series) #2 (June 1985)

Synopsis

While trying to find his killer, Boston Brand checks on Rocky Manzel who once threatened to kill him. Boston stops Rocky and his band of counterfeiters.

Notes

Story across 17 pages in two parts of 5.5 and 10.5 pages.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Script
?
Art
Nick Cardy
Bob Brown
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early November 1967; includes cover art from Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #37 and Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #114

Show/hide 4. The Great Ghost Hunt (Strange but True) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange but True
Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Author
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"There! My model ship is finished."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6583

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

hint submitted by Norman Jacobs of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Show/hide 6. The Haunted Bed! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

One of the rooms at Mrs. Carson's boarding house seems to be haunted.

Show/hide 7. Man or Wolf? Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; fantasy

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

Was Eric Linden really a werewolf?

Show/hide 8. Bad News! (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Bizarro #1

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #202 [80 Page Giant #G-42], on sale October 17

Show/hide 9. Man of a Thousand Shapes! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

An alien lawman comes to Earth and works in a carnival sideshow, hoping to attract the attention of the criminal he is seeking when word spreads about his fantastic ability to change shape.

Notes

script credit from index of original story

Show/hide 10. Greatest Action Teams in History! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Bruno Premiani
Dick Dillin
Joe Orlando (illustrations)
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Bruno Premiani
Charles Cuidera
Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

inside back cover; house ad promoting DC's superhero teams, including the Justice League of America, the Doom Patrol, the Blackhawks, and the Inferior Five


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33018

Entry created

  • 04/08/2007

Index completed

  • 04/03/2020

Last updated

  • 04/03/2020