Strange Adventures #16

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1952
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9352

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Secret of Easter Island Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery; science fiction

Credits

Art
Gil Kane
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Ghost of Captain Comet! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome [as Edgar Ray Merritt] (credited)
Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #57 (February 1961)
The Ghost of Captain Comet!

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 4. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Characters
Johnny Lujack
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Here comes the matador!"

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 6. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Notes

Includes a plug of A Date with Judy on ABC.

Show/hide 7. The Secret of Easter Island! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #20 ([November 1960?])
The Secret of Easter Island

Notes

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

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Schwinn Black Phantom) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn Black Phantom

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. John C. Adams (Giants of the Telescope) Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giants of the Telescope
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Riddle Me This; Necco) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Riddle Me This; Necco
Show/hide 11. Light Up the Sky! (General Science Quiz) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
General Science Quiz
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Julius Schwartz
Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

General questions about scientific topics.

Show/hide 12. Meteor Showers Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #40 (February 1960)
Meteor Showers
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Robbie the Robot) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Before I make this motor trip..."

Featuring

Feature
Robbie the Robot
Genre
Humor; science fiction

Credits

Script
Irwin Hasen
Art
Irwin Hasen
Letters
Irwin Hasen
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Electric Football) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Electric Football

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. The Touch of Death! Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Joe Giella

Notes

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

Show/hide 17. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Wheaties) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roadmaster

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 19. No title recorded (Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--) Cartoon, 0.67 pages

"Hot water will crack a thin glass easier than a thick one!"

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker
Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Vitalis Hair Cream) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vitalis Hair Cream
Show/hide 21. Superboy Says "Share with Others!" (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Superboy teaches a group of kids that small gifts can add up to large packages.

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 22. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Art
Fred Harman
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Editorial credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. 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

  • 22770

Entry created

  • 25/08/2019

Cover added

  • 25/08/2019

Index completed

  • 25/08/2019