Strange Adventures #223

DC Comics

United States

Published
March-April 1970
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Unknown
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/23333

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover War In Washington, 1990 A.D. (Atomic Knights) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Atomic Knights
Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-350
Characters
Atomic Knights

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007].

Show/hide 1. The Beast With The Sizzling Blue Eyes! (Adam Strange) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-355
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Edna; Edna's husband; prehistoric Rannian dinosaurs; Sardath; Zhoran Tew; Mortan

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

From GCD
From Mystery In Space (DC, 1951 series) #62

Synopsis

Mortan steals an invention from Zhoran Tew and uses it to create force fields and prehistoric dinosaurs to threaten Ranagar, but Adam defeats him when he figures out the weakness of the force fields.

Notes

First appearance of Mortan; also appears in Mystery In Space #80, #91.

Show/hide 2. Spotlight On Strange Adventures (Spotlight On Strange Adventures) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight On Strange Adventures
Code
S-354

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from: David AJ McGlone; Jerry Wilson; Rand Lee; Gary Skinner.

Show/hide 3. The Genius Epidemic! Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-356
Characters
the 3 Herbert brothers; U.S. Army doctors; hermit; U.S. government investigators

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #21 (June 1952)
The Genius Epidemic!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #61 ([October 1961?])
The Genius Epidemic
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #63 ([July 1970?])
The Genius Epidemic
From GCD
From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #21.

Synopsis

The Herbert brothers have absorbed radiation from a meteorite and become scientific geniuses, so the Army puts them to work solving problems and inventing until they vanish.

Notes

One of the Herbert brothers is named Jeb.

Show/hide 4. War In Washington! (Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Atomic Knights
Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-357
Characters
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Douglas Herald; Marene Herald; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard; Bryndon]; Dalas; Khagan; Khagan's army

Credits

Script
John Broome
Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
From Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #135.

Synopsis

Wayne and Hollis are held prisoners and Bryndon and Gayle follow one of their prisoners, Dalas, to Washington DC to free them and disable an ultraviolet ray.

Show/hide 5. Statement of Ownership, Management And Circulation Credits, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Bernard Kashdan
Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement as of October 23, 1962. Paid circulation averages 141,179, most recent issue is 149,041.


Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007].

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42587

Cover added

  • 06/06/2010

Index completed

  • 06/06/2010