(August 1960)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Published 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

Superman's Secret Kingdom! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?

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

Superman's Secret Kingdom (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 12.67 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]; Floyd Frisby
Synopsis:
The force of a volcanic eruption gives Superman amnesia. He finds himself in a forgotten Aztec city and becomes the king of the inhabitants. When Batman and Robin go in search of him, they find the criminal Floyd Frisby who tries to convince Superman that Batman and Robin are really criminals.
Reprints:

["Looks like we're out of gas!"] (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
Characters:
Ollie
Synopsis:
Ollie keeps the brake on while his two friends push his car uphill.

The Hermit of Titan (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood
Synopsis:
Tommy and Brent have to face the wrath of Saturnian jungle natives to bring a runaway Earthman criminal to justice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom third of last page of sequence is advertisement for Palisades Amusement Park, N.J.

Crisis In the Cockpit (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Joe Barry; Harry Simms; Marcus Lapham; Sally
Synopsis:
Stewardess Sally foils a highjacking with chocolate covered marshmallow cookies.

["Old clothes are usually this way!"] (Table of Contents)

Picture Math / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Add and subtract letters of the items pictured to spell answer to title question.

["This world we live in is full of great wonders!"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Bebe
Synopsis:
Young schoolgirl Bebe explains how an electric light works.

Lend a Friendly Hand! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman explains to a couple of boys how refugees need a "friendly hand" to help find new homes.

The Crimes of the Clock King (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]; Clock King (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
The Clock King is successful in a series of crimes, besting Green Arrow and Speedy, until he traps them in his headquarters, where the archers escape his trap and capture The Clock King.
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Keywords:
Police officers
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Secret Kingdom!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Superman's Secret Kingdom
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. ["Looks like we're out of gas!"]
    Ollie
  4. 3. The Hermit of Titan
    Tommy Tomorrow
  5. 4. Crisis In the Cockpit
  6. 5. ["Old clothes are usually this way!"]
    Picture Math
  7. 6. ["This world we live in is full of great wonders!"]
    Bebe
  8. 7. Lend a Friendly Hand!
    Superman
  9. 8. The Crimes of the Clock King
    Green Arrow
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