(March-April 1954)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (Managing Editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Jor-El's Last Will (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El (flashback); Perry White; Lois Lane; Superman (origin flashback)
Synopsis:
Jor-El's last will shows that Earth is doomed to explode like Krypton did. The location of Superman's secret mountain retreat is discovered by the world.
Keywords:
kryptonite; Superman's Mountain Retreat

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

[Just missed the train, eh?] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Junior Ghost Patrol (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Matador with a Bow (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Sudden Death Valley (Table of Contents)

Two-Gun Percy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

The Seven Hills of Rome (Table of Contents)

Danger Trail / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino?
Inks:
Howard Sherman?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Originally scheduled for Danger Trail #6, which was never published. Art credits by Craig Delich 6/04.

Amazing Creatures of the Amazon (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack Mabley]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Start the Day Off Right (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

The Man Who Wanted to Die With Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Commissioner Gordon; Tom Beckett; Mayor Sheppard
Synopsis:
A dying man vows to take Batman with him, because Batman sent his father to the electric chair.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich 6/04.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Jor-El's Last Will
    Superman
  3. 2. [Just missed the train, eh?]
    Shorty
  4. 3. The Junior Ghost Patrol
    Tomahawk
  5. 4. The Matador with a Bow
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. Sudden Death Valley
    Two-Gun Percy
  7. 6. The Seven Hills of Rome
    Danger Trail
  8. 7. Amazing Creatures of the Amazon
  9. 8. Start the Day Off Right
    Buzzy
  10. 9. The Man Who Wanted to Die With Batman
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross