Strange Adventures #117

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1960
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
Branding
DC: Superman National Comics
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15675

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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Show/hide Cover Challenge of the Gorilla Genius! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

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Writing
, scripter
Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Challenge of the Gorilla Genius! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Mighty Comic (K. G. Murray, 1960 series) #19
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That) Cartoon, 1 page

"Human males and females have a different number of bones..."

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker [as Tommy Nicolosi]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Metal Men (DC, 1963 series) #20 (June-July 1966)
Show/hide 4. The Readers' Choice! (Rip Hunter... Time Master; Justice League) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Rip Hunter... Time Master; Justice League
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Characters
Aquaman; J'onn J'onzz; Wonder Woman; Flash; Green Lanntern; Amazo; Professor Ivo; Rip Hunter

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Joe Kubert, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
 
Joe Kubert, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

House ad for Brave and the Bold #30 and Showcase #26.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park Admission) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Palisades Amusement Park Admission

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Text
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Show/hide 6. The Rise of the Atomic Knights! (The Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atomic Knights
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter [credited]
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art [credited]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #217 (March-April 1969)
Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #52 ([September 1960])
The Rise of the Atomic Knights!
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #218 (May-June 1969)
The Rise of the Atomic Knights (Part II)
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #57 ([June 1969?])
The Rise of the Atomic Knights
Also printed
United States
Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1980 series) (October 1980)
The Rise of the Atomic Knights
 
United States
The Atomic Knights (DC, 2010 series) (April 2010)
The Rise of the Atomic Knights
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Great Disaster Featuring the Atomic Knights (DC, 2016) (2014)
The Rise of the Atomic Knights
Printed in
The Atomic Knights (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] ([July] 2010)
 
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #217 (March-April 1969)
 
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #2 (April 1976)
 
Mundo de Aventuras (Agência Portuguesa de Revistas, 1973 series) #186 (21 Abril 1977)
 
Sidéral (Arédit-Artima, 1958 series) #38 (mai 1961)
 
Monde Futur (Arédit-Artima, 1971 series) #4 (novembre 1971)
From GCD
in Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #217 (March-April 1969)
in Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #218 (May-June 1969)
in DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #2 (April 1976)
in Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1980 series) #nn (October 1980)
 
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #117 (June 1960)
 
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #117
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Amazing Ratios!) Cartoon, 1 page

"During its period of growth, a ton of wheat 'drinks' 496 tons of water..."

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios!
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker [as Tommy Nicolosi]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Spotlight on Science) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spotlight on Science
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter [as Science Editor]
Art
Raymond Perry, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

The usual "Spotlight on Science" masthead is missing; letters from S.M., A.W., N.T.

Show/hide 9. The Atomic Knights, Part II (The Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atomic Knights
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter [credited]
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art [credited]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #52 ([September 1960])
[The Rise of the Atomic Knights!] The Atomic Knights, Part II
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Great Disaster Featuring the Atomic Knights (DC, 2016) (2014)
The Atomic Knights Part II
Printed in
Mundo de Aventuras (Agência Portuguesa de Revistas, 1973 series) #186 (21 Abril 1977)
 
The Atomic Knights (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] ([July] 2010)
 
Monde Futur (Arédit-Artima, 1971 series) #5 (novembre 1971)
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Science-Snaps) Cartoon, 1 page

"Black attracts bees more than any other color!"

Featuring

Feature
Science-Snaps
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1941 series) #38 (May-June 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #52 (January 1955)
Science-Snaps
 
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #9 ([December 1955?])
Untitled

Notes

Signature has been removed from the reprint.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes

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Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 12. Be Your Own Boss! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Cloverine Brand Salve) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cloverine Brand Salve

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42542

Cover added

  • 27/05/2022

Index completed

  • 27/05/2022

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022