Strange Adventures #69

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1956
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/12857

Credits

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Gorilla Conquest of Earth! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Gorilla Conquest of Earth! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #4 ([August 1958])
The Gorilla Conquest of Earth
 
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #4 ([August 1958])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Gorilla Conquest of Earth

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Solar System Sizes!) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"To be visible to the naked eye, the tail of a comet must be..."

Featuring

Feature
Solar System Sizes!
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #22 (October-November 1961)
No title recorded
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

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Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

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Show/hide 5. Binky Presents "Pioneers of 1976!" (Binky [DC]) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky [DC]
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 6. The Museum From Mars Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

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

Show/hide 7. A New Star Has Been Added to the Superman-DC "Line of Stars"! (Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners

Credits

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Show/hide 8. Untitled (Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That) Cartoon, 1 page

"Earthquakes are an uncommon occurrence..."

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Mort Drucker, letterer
Show/hide 9. The Man with Four Minds! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #30 ([February 1957?])
The Man with Four Minds!
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #209 (February 1968)
The Man with Four Minds
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #209 (February 1968)
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #72 ([May 1969?])
The Man With Four Minds
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #72 ([May 1969?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Man with Four Minds
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
From GCD
in Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #209 (February 1968)
 
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #69

Synopsis

Mark Barrett agrees to undergo an experimental treatment that will allow him to use 100% of his brain, but he develops four conflicting personalities which he cannot control.

Notes

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

Show/hide 10. Perpetual Motion! (Spotlight on Science) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

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

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Writing
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Show/hide 11. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

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Show/hide 12. Untitled (Strange Satellites!) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Because of the absence of any atmosphere..."

Featuring

Feature
Strange Satellites!
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Show/hide 13. The Human Homing Pigeon! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

Notes

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

Show/hide 14. Untitled (100 Autos, Buses & Trucks) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Autos, Buses & Trucks

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Show/hide 15. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

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Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Movyland Studios; Dean Studios) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Movyland Studios; Dean Studios

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38216

Cover added

  • 30/03/2010

Index completed

  • 10/08/2021

Last updated

  • 10/08/2021