(May 1959)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; 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

Menace of the Atom Master! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom Master; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed list Burnley inks. Index revised by Ed Boner, March 2009.

The Menace of the Atom-Master (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane (cameo); Atom Master (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Atom-Master has developed the means to create giant illusions which begin to panic Metropolis and Gotham City, distracting Superman and Batman. Meanwhile, his men are able to steal enough to give him the funds to improve his machine so that he can create physical objects with his thoughts.
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Indexer Notes

Original inker identification of Dick Sprang by Craig Delich 2/05, revised by Craig Delich 2010-8-31 to Sheldon Moldoff after reviewing credits given him originally by Dick Sprang, wherein he only claimed pencils, and information from Moldoff re his inking of Sprang pencils.

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[Showcase #20] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

["I don't think I'll wear my new suit"] (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

Genre:
humor

Amazing Stand at Fort Scarecrow (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Dan Hunter
Synopsis:
Learning of a planned Indian attack on a Fort whose soldiers are away, Tomahawk and the civilians "man" the fort with scarecrow soldiers.

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

["What goes by in a matter of minutes?"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[Tomahawk #62] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
73

["Pete your piano teacher will be here soon"] (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
Reprints:

Calling All Pilots (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Battle of the Useless Inventions (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Herron ?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor; Colonel; Mr. Vention (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Vention is buying up "useless" inventions that he then uses for his robberies.
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Keywords:
Arrow-Car

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Menace of the Atom Master!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Menace of the Atom-Master
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [Showcase #20]
  5. 4. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  6. 5. ["I don't think I'll wear my new suit"]
    Ollie
  7. 6. Amazing Stand at Fort Scarecrow
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. ["What goes by in a matter of minutes?"]
    Fun Shop
  10. 9. [Tomahawk #62]
  11. 10. ["Pete your piano teacher will be here soon"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. Calling All Pilots
  13. 12. Battle of the Useless Inventions
    Green Arrow
  14. 13. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gene Reed
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
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