Strange Adventures #43

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1954
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
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/11209

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Phantom Prize Fighter! (Captain Comet) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Comet

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #2 ([October 1954?])
The Phantom Prize Fighter!
Printed in
Titanes Planetarios (Editorial Novaro, 1953 series) #21
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Phantom Prize Fighter! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction; superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #2 ([October 1954?])
The Phantom Prize Fighter!

Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"P-s-s-st! Pud..."

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ray Thompson, line art [signed as Ray T.]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

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Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 5. Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
Buzzy Brown

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 6. The Traffic Cop of Space! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Mutt & Jeff) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Millions of readers know..."

Featuring

Feature
Mutt & Jeff

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Amazing Ratios!) Cartoon, 1 page

"A person exhales enough carbon every hour..."

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios!
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 9. The Man Who Was Three Men Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Sid Gerson, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Satire-parody

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art [as Al Capp]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight on Science

Credits

Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 12. The Elephant Who Saved the Earth! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Science-Fiction Book Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Science-Fiction Book Club

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 14. Untitled (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 15. Untitled (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37178

Entry created

  • 20/07/2008

Index completed

  • 06/12/2021

Last updated

  • 06/12/2021