(October 1958)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, May, July and November
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

The Day Superman Betrayed Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Day Superman Betrayed Batman (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Commissioner Gordon; Professor Milo [Superman in disguise]; The Condor Gang [Blinky; Condor [John Titus]]; Ace Logan; Scott Forest; Billy Forest
Synopsis:
The Condor Gang frames Batman for taking a bribe to let a criminal escape. Superman is forced to arrest Batman and Robin and then spends his time trying to prove their innocence, giving the Condor Gang a chance to start a crime spree.
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Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed incorrectly list Paris inks. Superman (as Prof. Milo) accoding to Kurt Mitchell, GCD error report Feb. 25, 2005.

Lost: A Free Education (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Today we study about Christopher Columbus] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

The Strange Journal of Old Blue Jay (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Dan Hunter

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Blockbuster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["This is coming along fine!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
5554

Genre:
humor

The Goblin That Got Away (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]
Synopsis:
Crooks are using a mechanical octopus to commit robberies.
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Keywords:
Arrow-Plane; Arrowcar

Indexer Notes

Per info in various interviews, Roz assisted Kirby in spotting blacks. Green Hat.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Lost: A Free Education
    Binky
  4. 3. [Today we study about Christopher Columbus]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. The Strange Journal of Old Blue Jay
    Tomahawk
  6. 5. [untitled]
    Blockbuster
  7. 6. ["This is coming along fine!"]
    Ollie
  8. 7. The Goblin That Got Away
  9. 8. Menace of the Mechanical Octopus
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross