(July-August 1958)

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 (editor-in-chief); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate 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

Battle of the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Are You a Litter Bug? (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Battle of the Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; aliens from the planet Xlym
Synopsis:
Alien gamblers give Batman super-powers as part of a bet.
Reprints:

["Hmm, a French chef is giving a cooking lesson on TV."] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Indian Troubadour (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Reprints:

["It is believed that James J. Corbett..."] (Table of Contents)

Reel Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["Hello, White Cloud. I hear your son is back from eastern college"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist's signature removed from reprint.

Tasteful Triumph (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
History of the ice cream cone.

Green Arrow Vs. the Red Dart (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Red Dart [John "The Midas" Mallory]
Synopsis:
John Mallory pretends to be the superhero Red Dart to prevent Green Arrow and Speedy from stopping his gang's crime spree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

GA has Green Hat; Red Darts "red" costume is actually orange and blue. Writer ID by Bob Hughes 1/05.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Battle of the Super-Heroes!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Are You a Litter Bug?
    Little Pete
  3. 2. The Battle of the Super-Heroes
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. ["Hmm, a French chef is giving a cooking lesson on TV."]
    Ollie
  5. 4. The Indian Troubadour
    Tomahawk
  6. 5. ["It is believed that James J. Corbett..."]
    Reel Facts
  7. 6. ["Hello, White Cloud. I hear your son is back from eastern college"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  8. 7. Tasteful Triumph
  9. 8. Green Arrow Vs. the Red Dart
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross