Strange Adventures #56

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
10 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Show/hide 1. The Fish-Men of Earth Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #13 ([September 1955])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Show/hide 2. Wandering Stars (Wandering Stars) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wandering Stars
Genre
Fact

Notes

Information on the Kruger 60 star, Barnard's Runaway Star, and the Big Dipper.

Show/hide 3. Tips on Camping (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Teen
Show/hide 4. Explorers of the Crystal Moon Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 5. Amazing Ratios (Amazing Ratios) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios
Genre
Fact

Notes

Information on density of an atom's nucleus, space occupied by our solar system, compound interest, and change in density of earth's oceans.

Show/hide 6. Science Says You're Wrong if You Beleive That-- (Science says you're wrong if you believe that) Comic story, 1 page

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Feature
Science says you're wrong if you believe that
Genre
Fact

Notes

Information on human and animal growth, number of meteors, Proxima and Alpha Centuri, and water in milk.

Show/hide 7. The Sculptor Who Saved the World Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #38 ([August 1966?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Show/hide 8. Spotlight on Science (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 2 pages

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Feature
Spotlight on Science
Genre
Fact

Notes

Includes "Weighty Problems" and "The Human Smile"

Show/hide 9. The Jungle Emperor Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)

Notes

Story is the sequel to "The Gorilla Who Challenged the World" in Strange Adventures 55.

Show/hide 10. Mysteries in Space (Mysteries in Space) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mysteries in Space
Genre
Fact

Notes

Information on solar eclipses from other planets, stars visible on a clear night, variety of colours displayed by stars, features on the surface of mars.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38210

Last updated

  • 25/01/2009