(August 1960)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale date:
1960-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Cave of Secret Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Mer-Boy
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The Cave of Secret Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mer-Boy; Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (host); Hippolyta; Nolla (Amazon); Firra (mermaid); Leena (Amazon)
Synopsis:
When Mer-Boy tries to get a legendary necklace from a sea spider's cave for Wonder Girl, she ends up having to rescue him.
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For The Very Best (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad showing the cover of A Date With Judy #78 and Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #19. No on sale dates mentioned.

["During a Moslem wedding ceremony"] (Table of Contents)

Marriage a la Mode! / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Four panels with wedding customs from around the world.

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for Giant Superman Annual #1, 1960, on sale everywhere.

Wonder Woman's Clubhouse (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wonder Girl; Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Letters from Brenda Rae Rennert; Jean Gruber; Lee Phillips and Paul Koeppe. Editor Kanigher writes the column and replies as Wonder Woman.

The Time Traveler of Terror! (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Professor Andro; General Darnell
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman recognizes Professor Andro from various pictures of ancient disasters and realizes he must be a time traveler who has been causing the accidents, and that he is in the present to cause a rocket to explode.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 1 through 8.

Lend a Friendly Hand (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jim; Jim's friend; Sandor; refugees
Synopsis:
Superman shows two boys the problems refugee children face.

The Time Traveler of Terror! (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Professor Andro; General Darnell
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman recognizes Professor Andro from various pictures of ancient disasters and realizes he must be a time traveler who has been causing the accidents, and that he is in the present to cause a rocket to explode.

Indexer Notes

Pages 9 through 12

For The Very Best (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad showing the covers of The Flash #115 and Green Lantern #2. No on sale dates mentioned.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Cave of Secret Creatures!
    Wonder Girl
  2. 1. The Cave of Secret Creatures!
    Wonder Girl
  3. 2. For The Very Best
  4. 3. ["During a Moslem wedding ceremony"]
    Marriage a la Mode!
  5. 4. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  6. 5. Wonder Woman's Clubhouse
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. The Time Traveler of Terror! (Part 1)
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. Lend a Friendly Hand
    Superman
  9. 8. The Time Traveler of Terror! (Part 2)
    Wonder Woman
  10. 9. For The Very Best
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