Showcase #12

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1958
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14184

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Challengers of the Unknown) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Marvin Stein

Reprint history

From GCD
in Essential Showcase 1956-1959, The (DC, 1992 series) #nn
in Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #1 (July 2003)
in Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #1

Notes

Fourth appearance of the Challengers of the Unknown.

Show/hide 1. Menace of the Ancient Vials (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Professor Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis]; Amos Hunter; VILLAINS: Brommer; Gortz; Karnak

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #4 ([March 1958?])
The Menace of the Ancient Vials! Chapter 1
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Menace of the Ancient Vials!
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #84 ([May 1971?])
The Menace of the Ancient Vials Part 2: The Fire Being Part 3: The Demon From the Depths Part 4: The Deadly Duplicates
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
Menace of the Ancient Vials [Chapter 1]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Menace of the Ancient Vials! [Chapter 1]
From GCD
in Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #1 (July 2003)
in Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #1
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.

Notes

Chapter 1. Lettering credit from Rodrigo Baeza via the GCD-chat mailing list, March 2007.

Show/hide 2. The Fire Being (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #4 ([March 1958?])
The Menace of the Ancient Vials: Chapter 2: The Fire Being!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Chapter Two: The Fire Being!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
The Fire Being [Chapter 2]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Fire Being! [Chapter Two]
From GCD
in Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #1 (July 2003)
in Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #1
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.

Notes

Chapter 2.

Show/hide 3. Demon from the Depths (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #4 ([March 1958?])
The Menace of the Ancient Vials: Chapter 3: The Demon From the Depths
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Chapter Three: The Demon From the Depths!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
Demon from the Depths [Chapter 3]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Demon from the Depths [Chapter 3]
From GCD
in Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #1 (July 2003)
in Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #1
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.

Notes

Chapter 3.

Show/hide 4. The Deadly Duplicates (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
The Deadly Duplicates
Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #4 ([March 1958?])
The Menace of the Ancient Vials: Chapter 4: The Deadly Duplicates!
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #40 ([December 1963?])
The Deadly Duplicates
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Chapter Four: The Deadly Duplicates!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
The Deadly Duplicates [Chapter 4]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Deadly Duplicates! [Chapter 4]
From GCD
in Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #1 (July 2003)
in Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #1
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)

Notes

Chapter 4. Series continued in Challengers of the Unknown 1.

Show/hide 5. A-Bomb][First Line: Professor, your research and development ... (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Title and first line from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.


Notes

Fourth appearance of the Challengers of the Unknown.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33178

Entry created

  • 11/08/2007

Index completed

  • 11/08/2011

Last updated

  • 11/08/2011