Showcase #26

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1960
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15628

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff (editor)
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Aliens from 2,000 B.C.! (Rip Hunter...Time Master) Cover, 1 page

"Great scott! Creatures from space here on Earth in ancient Egypt!"

Featuring

Feature
Rip Hunter...Time Master
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith

Credits

Art
Joe Kubert
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures? Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Aliens from 2,000 B.C. [Chapter 1] (Rip Hunter...Time Master) Comic story, 8.67 pages

"Bite the dust, Jeff!"

Featuring

Feature
Rip Hunter...Time Master
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; Gdow

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #20 ([August 1960?])
The Aliens from 2,000 B.C. [Chapter 1]
Show/hide 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (House of Mystery; Strange Adventures; House of Secrets) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
House of Mystery; Strange Adventures; House of Secrets
Show/hide 4. A Second Deluge! (Just Imagine) Comic story, 2 pages

"One of the greatest catastrophes of nature is the deluge."

Featuring

Feature
Just Imagine
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Mort Weisinger
Bernie Breslauer
Art
Clemens Gretter

Notes

Speculative piece about what would happen to mankind should a massive flood engulf the planet.

Show/hide 5. Chapter 2: Escape from the Doomed Village (Rip Hunter...Time Master) Comic story, 7.67 pages

"This may slow them down..."

Featuring

Feature
Rip Hunter...Time Master
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Rip Hunter; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; Jeff Smith

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #20 ([August 1960?])
Escape from the Doomed Village [Chapter 2]
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Batman; Detective Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Detective Comics
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"Now, Moolah the Mystic, will walk barefooted..."

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor
Characters
Moolah

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #2 ([1962??])
Untitled
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Amazing Archers Text article, 1 page

"Ancient Egypt may not have invented the bow and arrow, but its warriors do deserve the..."

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

Overview of the contributions made by Chaldean warriors and Egyptian warriors to warfare using bows.

Show/hide 10. Chapter 3: The War of the Gods (Rip Hunter...Time Master) Comic story, 8 pages

"Great scott! Rip's trapped inside one of the alien plasti-bubbles!"

Featuring

Feature
Rip Hunter...Time Master
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; Gdow

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #20 ([August 1960?])
The War of the Gods [Chapter 3]

Notes

Continued in Rip Hunter ... Time Master #1.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"We're the first to find this tomb, Professor Twiddle!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humor
Characters
Professor Eureka; Professor Twiddle

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
Professor Eureka
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])
Untitled
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #325 (October 1964)
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
Untitled
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #44 ([February 1968?])
Untitled
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February 1973)
Untitled  (Edited to a half page.)

Notes

First line from Arthur Lortie.

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Fourth Rip Hunter appearance.

On-sale date from ad in House of Mystery #98 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39392

Entry created

  • 09/08/2014

Cover added

  • 23/07/2015

Index completed

  • 26/09/2019

Last updated

  • 26/09/2019