Tales of the Unexpected #42

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1959
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/15278

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
George Kashdan (Associate Editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Son of King Xanta! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Honor House Products Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products Corp.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Secret of the Martian Helmet (The Space Ranger) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Myra Mason

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney

Synopsis

Space Ranger is on the trail of a band of space pirates with the help of a golden helmet that belonged to the Martian folk hero Kolan Varr.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Colorfoto) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Colorfoto

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (40 Foreign and American Cars) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
40 Foreign and American Cars

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Doctor Rocket) Comic story, 1 page

"You should do very well here."

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Rocket
Genre
Humor; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Rocket

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #58 ([January 1967?])
Untitled

Synopsis

The lunch counter guy sets up his stand in a bad spot - on the missile test range.

Show/hide 6. The Creature Who Hated Earth Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
George Roussos
Show/hide 7. It's Fun to Learn! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class.

Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. Mystery in Marsville, U.S.A. Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. The Son of King Xanta Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Howard Sherman ?
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Zenith Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Featuring

Feature
150 Civil War Soldiers

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33555

Entry created

  • 04/09/2007

Cover added

  • 04/09/2019

Index completed

  • 04/09/2019

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019