Strange Adventures #8

Published
April 1955
Page count
24
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 Man Who Stole The Air! Cover, 1 page

"I hope they have enough air to supply all of us!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction; mystery

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Colours
, colourist
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) #51 (December 1954)
The Man Who Stole the Air!
Show/hide 1. The Man Who Stole The Air Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Sy Barry, line art [signed]
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) #51 (December 1954)
The Man Who Stole the Air!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #31 ([November 1967?])
The Man Who Stole the Air!
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #233 (November-December 1971)
The Man Who Stole the Air
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #84 ([April 1972?])
The Man Who Stole the Air

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. The 1000-Year-Old Man Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [credited as Gardner F. Fox]
Art
Frank Giacoia, penciller
 
Joe Giella, 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) #15 (December 1951)
The 1000-Year-Old Man!
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #22 ([December 1960])
The 1000-Year-Old Man
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #16 (April-May 1972)
The 1000-Year Old Man
Show/hide 3. Twinkle, Twinkle, Deadly Star Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, 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) #52 (January 1955)
Twinkle Twinkle Deadly Star
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #63 ([November 1967?])
Twinkle, Twinkle, Deadly Star
Show/hide 4. Puzzle Planet! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, 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) #50 (November 1954)
Puzzle Planet
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #51 ([November 1969])
Puzzle Planet
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Science Says You're Wrong if you Believe That…) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

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

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Geoff Harrison

AusReprints ID

  • 1433

Entry created

  • 30/05/2004

Cover added

  • 16/12/2021

Index completed

  • 30/05/2004

Last updated

  • 16/12/2021