(July-August 1954)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

The Millennium Edition reprint incorrectly solely credits Mort Weisinger as the original editor, both in a credit and in the Remembering the Millennium feature. These editor credits come from Bob Hughes (2008-02-11).


[When Superman and Batman Exchange Identities] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Batman - Double for Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Shorty (villain)
Synopsis:
Lois accidentally learns Superman's identity while he is trying to rescue Batman and Robin, so Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne exchange roles to convince Lois that Clark is not Superman.
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Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batplane; Daily Planet; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Recaps their first meeting from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #76.

The Invisible Death! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Daniel Burrows (flashback, wealthy recluse, death); Bull's-Eye (villain, flashback, cameo); "Jungle" Joe Meredith (villain, flashback); Mousie (villain, flashback); Louie (villain, flashback)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow opens up his fabulous trophy room to TV crews, as he explains the history of many of his special arrows he has used on past cases.
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Keywords:
Arrowcar; Balloon Arrow; Icicle Dart (aka Bottle-of-Water Arrow); Lariat Arrow; Rainbow Arrow; Smoke-Bomb Arrow

Indexer Notes

Credits are from the corrections page in the Millennium Edition: Superboy #1 (2001 series), which corrected the Millennium Edition of this issue which had "unknown" for the writer and artist of this story.

["Now don't stray too far while I do some shopping!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry; Jerry's girlfriend
Synopsis:
Jerry goes shopping with his girl.
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3-D Daredevils (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack E. Miller (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Describes the hardships and hazards that modern mapmakers endure to do their job.
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Feathered Fighters for Freedom! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]; Dan Hunter; Andrews; Thaddeus Steele (painter, bird lover); un-named British Major (villain); un-named British Sergeant (villain); Andrews (villain, British soldier)
Synopsis:
Tomahawk and Dan must face the Redcoats and more trying to get a British dispatch case, carrying secret campaign plans inside, to Fort Union.
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Keywords:
Fort Union

Indexer Notes

Credits are from the corrections page in the Millennium Edition: Superboy #1 (2001 series), which corrected the Millennium Edition of this issue which had "unknown" for the writer and artist of this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [When Superman and Batman Exchange Identities]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Batman - Double for Superman!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. The Invisible Death!
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. ["Now don't stray too far while I do some shopping!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. 3-D Daredevils
  6. 5. Feathered Fighters for Freedom!
    Tomahawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Allen Ross
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross