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Challengers Of The Unknown
By Jack Kirby
Omnibus Volume 1

Collects: Showcase #6-7, #11-12 and Challengers Of The Unknown #1-8

First Printing: 18 May 2012

ISBN: 978-1-4012-3474-4
List Price: $39.99

320 Pages

Senior Editor - Collected Editions: Dale Crain

Written by Jack Kirby, David Wood, and Ed Herron

Pencilled by Jack Kirby

Inked by Wally Wood, Roz Kirby, Marvin Stein, Bruno Premiani, and George Klein

Cover by Jack Kirby

Foreword by Paul Kupperberg; Afterword by John Morrow

Showcase #6
(January / February 1957)

Story: "The Secrets Of The Sorcerer's Box!"
Chapter 2: "Dragon Seed!"
Chapter 3: "The Freezing Sun!"
Chapter 4: "The Whirling Weaver!"

Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Roz Kirby and Marvin Stein

Showcase #7
(March / April 1957)

Story: "Ultivac Is Loose!"
Chapter 2: "A Challenger Must Die!"
Chapter 3: "The Fearful Millions"
Chapter 4: "A Fatal Prediction!"

Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Roz Kirby and Marvin Stein


Showcase #11
(November / December 1957)

Story: "The Day The Earth Blew Up"
Chapter 2: "The Tyrans"
Chapter 3: "The Thing That Came Out Of The Sea"
Chapter 4: "One Minute To Doom"

Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Bruno Premiani

Showcase #12
(January / February 1958)

Story: "The Menace Of The Ancient Vials"
Chapter 2: "The Fire Being!"
Chapter 3: "The Demon From The Depths"
Chapter 4: "The Deadly Duplicates!"

Writer: Dave Wood
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: George Klein


Challengers of the Unknown #1
(April / May 1958)

Challengers Introduction
1st Story: "The Man Who Tampered With Infinity"

Writer: Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Marvin Stein

2nd Story: "The Human Pets"

Writer: Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Marvin Stein

Challengers of the Unknown #2
(June / July 1958)

1st Story: "The Traitorous Challenger"

Writer: Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Marvin Stein

2nd Story: "The Monster Maker"

Writer: Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Marvin Stein


Challengers Of The Unknown #3
(August / September 1958)

1st Story: "The Secrets Of The Sorcerer's Mirror"

Writer: Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Roz Kirby and Marvin Stein

2nd Story: "Menace Of The Invincible Challenger"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Roz Kirby and Marvin Stein

Challengers Of The Unknown #4
(October / November 1958)

Story: "The Wizard Of Time"
Chapter 2: "The Men Who Rode Across The Sun"
Chapter 3: "The Sorcerer's Secret"
Chapter 4: "The Mechanical Judge"

Writer: Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Roz Kirby and Wally Wood


Challengers Of The Unknown #5
(December 1958 / January 1959)

Story: "The Riddle Of The Star-Stone"
Chapter 2: "The Birdman Of Djiizari!"
Chapter 3: "The Challenge Of The Super Creature!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood

Challengers Of The Unknown #6
(February / March 1959)

1st Story: "Captives Of The Space Circus"

Writer: Dave Wood and Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood

2nd Story: "The Sorceress Of Forbidden Valley"

Writer: Ed Herron and Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood


Challengers Of The Unknown #7
(April / May 1959)

1st Story: "The Beasts From Planet 9"

Writer: Ed Herron and Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood

2nd Story: "The Isle Of No Return"

Writer: Ed Herron and Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood

Challengers of the Unknown #8
(June / July 1959)

1st Story: "The Man Who Stole The Future"

Writer: Dave Wood and Jack Kirby
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood

2nd Story: "The Prisoners Of Robot Planet"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker: Wally Wood


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