Strange Adventures #12

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1951
Page count
52
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/9107

Credits

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Girl from the Diamond Planet! (Captain Comet) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

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Show/hide 2. The Girl from the Diamond Planet! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction; superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter [credited]
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 3. What Builds a Champion Builds You! (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Characters
Phil Rizutto

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Show/hide 4. Untitled (Professor Brainstorm) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Brainstorm
Genre
Humor; science fiction

Credits

Writing
Irwin Hasen, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Irwin Hasen, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #16 (August 1957)
Show/hide 5. How to Look Your Best! (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

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Show/hide 6. The Brain Masters of Polaris Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Captain Dane Reynolds; Stony; Robl (Polarian alien)

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter [credited]
Art
Alex Toth, penciller [signed as Al Toth]
 
Sy Barry, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #17 (September 1959)
The Brain Masters of Polaris
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #2 (December 1969-January 1970)
The Brain-Masters of Polaris
Printed in
Fantomet (Semic, 1976 series) #14/1997 (uke 28 1997)
 
Monde Futur (Arédit-Artima, 1971 series) #1 (janvier 1971)
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Kellogg's Pep) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Pep

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Show/hide 8. Untitled (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"I want a big story about Dubble Bubble..."

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ray Thompson, line art [signed]
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 9. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

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Show/hide 10. Sideways in Time! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter [credited]
 
John Braillard, scripter [credited]
Art
Mel Keefer, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #18 (October 1959)
Sideways in Time!
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Robbie the Robot) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"We've been here all day, Robbie..."

Featuring

Feature
Robbie the Robot
Genre
Humor; science fiction
Characters
Robbie

Credits

Writing
Irwin Hasen, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Irwin Hasen, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #92 (June 1964)
No title recorded
Printed in
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #89 (February 1958)
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Vitalis Hair Cream) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vitalis Hair Cream

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Show/hide 13. Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!" (Buzzy [DC]) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy [DC]
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 14. Untitled [Down to Earth!] (General Science Quiz) Activity, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
General Science Quiz
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Raymond Perry, line art
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 15. Exiled from Earth! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [credited]
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #18 (October 1959)
Exiled from Earth!
Show/hide 16. Tomahawk! (Tomahawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk

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Show/hide 17. Untitled (Science Snaps) Cartoon, 0.75 pages

"It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water..."

Featuring

Feature
Science Snaps
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Martin Naydel, scripter [signed]
Art
Martin Naydel, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Martin Naydel, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #16 (July-August 1964)
Untitled
Printed in
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #94 (July 1958)
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Wheaties) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties

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Show/hide 19. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

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Show/hide 20. Untitled (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

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Notes

Credits for fillers confirmed from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 90219

Entry created

  • 05/09/2021

Cover added

  • 05/09/2021

Index completed

  • 05/09/2021

Last updated

  • 08/08/2014