My Greatest Adventure #27

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 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/14815

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)
Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
George Kashdan (Associate Editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover We Were 20th Century Cavemen! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown
Colours
Jack Adler
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. I Was Earth's First Exile Comic story, 7.67 pages

"In one moment, I was the first man to pilot a rocket into orbit--and soon after I found myself engaged in a strange battle on an alien world!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Captain "Ferg" Ferguson; Dzuga (dictator)

Credits

Art
Lee Elias
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Synopsis

An astronaut on a test flight is transported to a distant planet where he gains super-powers and helps defeat a dictator.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"We must choose between taking back the mummy..."

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent Explorer
Genre
Humor
Characters
Peter Puptent

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Formula for Success! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bob Brown
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Jimmy is a talented musician, and his science teacher convinces his dad that he would he happier pursuing music rather than science.

Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Bunker Hill Sporting Goods Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bunker Hill Sporting Goods Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. We Hunted the Forbidden Treasure Comic story, 8.67 pages

"We had probed the murky depths of the seven seas--trekked across the scorching deserts--and invaded the frigid Arctic in the quest of buried fortunes..."

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Characters
Clyde King; Andy; Boswell (curio dealer); Antib; Parker

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney

Synopsis

An ancient Aztec curse seems to follow an expedition that seeks to find a lost treasure.

Notes

Jim Mooney signature on left hand side of splash panel, two thirds of the way down.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. My World of Giants Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. The Hand of Clay! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Script
Morris Waldinger
Art
Morris Waldinger

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #41 (December 1964-January 1965)
The Hand of Clay!
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #62 ([September 1967?])
The Hand of Clay

Synopsis

John Dean has dreamed about his own death, and his dream finally comes true.

Notes

may actually be reprinted from an earlier source yet unindexed

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. We Were 20th Century Cavemen Comic story, 7.67 pages

"There on that deserted island, we were ready to pull back the dark veil surrounding one of the greatest mysteries of life --the secret of eternal youth!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Dr. Cooper; Nora; Jim

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Synopsis

A scientific experiment gone wrong revives the prehistoric world in the present.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Fudge) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Fudge
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Giant Dinosaurs) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Dinosaurs

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36626

Entry created

  • 07/06/2008

Index completed

  • 04/09/2019

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019