Strange Adventures #62

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 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
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12429

Credits

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Fireproof Man! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #17 ([January 1956?])
The Fireproof Man!
 
Showcase Presents: Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1 (2008 [March 2009])
 
Titanes Planetarios (Editorial Novaro, 1953 series) #49
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Motor's Auto Repair Manual) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Motor's Auto Repair Manual

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Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Fireproof Man Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #17 ([January 1956?])
The Fireproof Man!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #40 ([April 1964?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #38 ([August 1966?])
The Fireproof Man
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #38 ([August 1966?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Fireproof Man
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Printed in
Showcase Presents: Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1 (2008 [March 2009])

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

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Text
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Show/hide 4. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Synopsis

Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs.

Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 5. The Emperor of Planet X Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #18 ([February 1956?])
The Emperor of Planet X
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Emperor of Planet X
Printed in
Showcase Presents: Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1 (2008 [March 2009])
 
Strange Adventures (K. G. Murray, 1954 series) #18 ([1956])

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Superman Playsuit) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Superman Playsuit

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Show/hide 7. Untitled (Amazing Ratios!) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Atoms are so small that 200 million of them..."

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 8. Untitled (Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

"Chuckle! - We've got Fosdick locked in the time capsule!!"

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Al Capp , scripter
Art
Al Capp , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 9. Invasion From Inner Space! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #7 ([April 1957?])
Invasion from Inner Space!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Invasion from Inner Space
Printed in
The Hundred Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #7 ([April 1957])
 
Showcase Presents: Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1 (2008 [March 2009])

Notes

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

Show/hide 10. Untitled [The Bombardment of Earth!] (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 2 pages

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Feature
Spotlight on Science
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

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Writing
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Show/hide 11. We Point with Pride to Our "Hall of Trophies!" Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 12. The Watchdogs of the Universe! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Danny Bolton; Danny's father

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #15 ([August 1957?])
The Watchdogs of the Universe
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #5 (June-July 1970)
The Watchdogs of the Universe
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Watchdogs of the Universe
Printed in
Century, The 100 Page Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #15 ([August 1957] ?)
 
Showcase Presents: Strange Adventures (DC, 2008 series) #1 (2008 [March 2009])
 
Captain Action (Arédit-Artima, 1971 series) #5 (juin 1972)

Synopsis

Danny's father tells him a tale of being a member of the Watchdogs of the Universe, a group that saves planets from catastrophes but never takes credit for their actions.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Satellite Statistics!) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"If an eclipse of the Sun and the planet Mars..."

Featuring

Feature
Satellite Statistics!
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #23 ([October 1962])
Untitled
Printed in
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (K. G. Murray, 1955 series) #24 ([April 1957])
 
Big Boy (Arédit-Artima, 1956 series) #1 (October 1956)
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Miniature Spy Camera) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Miniature Spy Camera

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Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 15. Untitled (Zenith Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

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Art
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38213

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