Strange Adventures #208

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1968
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC: Superman National Comics
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21576

Credits

Editing
Jack Miller, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled [How Many Times Can a Guy Die? [Parts 1 & 2]] (Deadman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Eagle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Colours
Neal Adams , colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
The Deadman Collection (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (2001 [January 2002])
 
Deadman (DC, 1985 series) #2 (June 1985)
 
Deadman Omnibus (DC, 2020 series) #[nn] (2020 [February 2021])
 
Titanes Planetarios (Editorial Novaro, 1953 series) #293 (1 de diciembre de 1968)
Show/hide 1. How Many Times Can a Guy Die? [Part 1] (Deadman) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Rama Kushna; Tiny; Lorna Hill; Eagle (acrobat)

Credits

Writing
Carmine Infantino, plotter
 
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ray Holloway , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #37 ([May 1968])
How Many Times Can a Guy Die! [Part 1],
Printed in
The Deadman Collection (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (2001 [January 2002])
 
Deadman (DC, 1985 series) #2 (June 1985)
 
Serietidningen (Semic, 1984 series) #1/1985 (januari 1985)
 
Tenårings-titanene (Semic, 1984 series) #1/1985 ([januar] 1985)
 
Démon (Arédit-Artima, 1976 series) #10 (3ème trimestre 1979)
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #6 (juillet 1969)
 
Deadman (DC, 2011 series) #1 ([July] 2011)
 
Deadman Omnibus (DC, 2020 series) #[nn] (2020 [February 2021])

Synopsis

Deadman remembers back to the threats of another acrobat, the Eagle, who tried to kill him before.

Notes

Story across 17 pages in two parts of 7.5 and 8.5 pages. Story continues next issue.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"I'm going to make a cool drag strip!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6598

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Notes

hint submitted by Marlin Mutschler of Victoria, Texas

Show/hide 3. They Haunt the Sea Lanes Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , author
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

article about legendary ghost ships

Show/hide 4. How Many Times Can a Guy Die? Part 2 Comic story, 8.5 pages
Show/hide 5. DC's Answer to Dickens' Christmas Carol... (Teen Titans) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Notes

house ad for Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #13

Show/hide 6. Teeny Quiz (Teen Beam) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Teen Beam

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

house ad for Teen Beam (DC, 1968 series)

Show/hide 7. Gorillas in Space! (A Demand Classic) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Demand Classic
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #64 (January 1956)
Gorillas in Space!
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #31 ([March 1957])
Gorillas in Space
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #37 ([May 1968?])
Gorillas In Space
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Gorillas in Space

Synopsis

Alien invaders pretend to be humans accidentally mutated into gorillas.

Show/hide 8. Remember This Boy? (Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 [80 Page Giant #G-43], on sale November 14

Show/hide 9. Showcase Presents the Top Guns of the Old West (Johnny Thunder; Trigger Twins) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder; Trigger Twins
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Russ Heath, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #72, on sale November 28

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Direct Currents) In-house column, 1 page

"Well, here we are again with the current crop of coming attractions from DC."

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late November and early December 1967; includes cover art for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #199 and The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #174


Notes

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1967.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40709

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