Strange Adventures #2

Published
October 1954
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #43 (April 1954)
The Phantom Prize Fighter!
Show/hide 1. 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
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #43 (April 1954)
The Phantom Prize Fighter!
Show/hide 2. The Traffic Cop of Space! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #43 (April 1954)
The Traffic Cop of Space!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #21 ([April 1962?])
The Traffic Cop of Space
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #42 ([December 1966?])
The Traffic Cop of Space

Synopsis

To save the earth from collision with a runaway planet, scientists use giant rocket motors to move the earth.

Show/hide 3. The Elephant Who Saved Earth! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Sid Gerson, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #43 (April 1954)
The Elephant Who Saved the Earth!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #21 ([April 1962?])
The Elephant Who Saved The Earth
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #42 ([December 1966?])
The Elephant Who Saved the Earth

Notes

This story has been shortened from six pages, with artwork reduced and recombined.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That) Comic story, 1 page

"There is no limit to how long a total solar eclipse can last…"

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That
Genre
Non-Fiction

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #42 (March 1954)
Untitled

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AusReprints ID

  • 39312

Entry created

  • 15/03/2009

Cover added

  • 06/12/2021

Last updated

  • 06/12/2021