"The Traitorous Challenger": While answering the call from a prospector to get a strange creature out of his cave, the Challengers are interrupted from their task by June Robbins who warns them that her computer warned that their most recent mission wou
Challengers of the Unknown #2 is an issue of the series Challengers of the Unknown (Volume 1) with a cover date of July, 1958.
Appearing in "The Traitorous Challenger"
Synopsis for "The Traitorous Challenger"
While answering the call from a prospector to get a strange creature out of his cave, the Challengers are interrupted from their task by June Robbins who warns them that her computer warned that their most recent mission would lead to their death. Undaunted, even with June's attempts to stop them, the Challengers lure the creature out of the cave. Once they lure it out far enough they find that away from it's natural habitat, the creature cannot survive and it quickly dies. The Challengers realize that if they went through with their original plan that was interrupted by June they would have died.
Appearing in "The Monster Maker"
Synopsis for "The Monster Maker"
While on the trail of the criminal Roc, the Challengers learn that the crook has sought refuge on the island owned by Dr. Hascomb. There they find Roc, who surprises them with a the power to create anything his mind can think of out of thin air. Retreating they find Dr. Hascomb, and learn that his most recent device gives the human mind the ability to perform such feats and that Roc coerced him to use it on him. Exposing Ace to the same device he pits his imagination against Roc until eventually they are able to stun Roc, and use the device to change both Roc and Ace back to normal. After the experiment, the machine explodes, and the Challengers takes Roc into their custody.
- In the first story June is erroneously referred to as "June Walker".
- This issue is reprinted in Challengers of the Unknown Archives Vol. 1.
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