Strange Adventures #54

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1955
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
Branding
DC Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/11930

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Electric Man! (Strange Adventures) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange Adventures
Genre
Science fiction; mystery

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #12 ([August 1955?])
The Electric Man
Show/hide 1. The Electric Man Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
John Broome
Art
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #12 ([August 1955?])
The Electric Man
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #229 (March-April 1971)
The Electric Man!
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #78 (October 1971)
The Electric Man
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Electric Man

Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (16 August 2007)

Show/hide 2. Amazing Ratios (Amazing Ratios) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios
Genre
Non-Fiction

Reprint history

From GCD
in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #242 (September 1971)
in Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1

Notes

Information on light from the full moon, energy from a thunderstorm, body heat, and brigtness of moons of Mars.

Show/hide 3. The World's Mightiest Weakling Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Planets of Wonder (Planets of Wonder) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Planets of Wonder
Genre
Non-Fiction

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #16 ([July 1956])
Untitled
From GCD
in Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1

Notes

Information on apparent size of Saturn, surface of Jupiter, and axis of Uranus.

Show/hide 5. Your United Nations at Work Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Notes

"A true story from the files of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the UN".

Show/hide 6. Interplanetary Camera Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 7. Spotlight on Science (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight on Science
Genre
Non-Fiction

Notes

Includes "Seeds across Space!" and "Flight by Night!"

Show/hide 8. The Robot Dragnet Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Robot Dragnet

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36633

Entry created

  • 07/06/2008

Index completed

  • 10/04/2011

Last updated

  • 20/07/2015