(August 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bruce Wayne; Superman; Batman
Reprints:

The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [also appears as Clark Kent]; Bruce Wayne [Flying Fox]; Lana Lang; Thomas Wayne; Martha Wayne; Robin (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
The Wayne family moves to Smallville and young Bruce Wayne assumes the identity of the Flying Fox, helping Superboy fight crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite; Superboy's Time Telescope

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
George Papp ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Peter Duncan; Janice Hubbard; Sal Catalano; Ed Stiles; Jerome Bertram; Fred Farrar; Laura Greene; Louis Amour; Craig Newton; Collins Nix; Eli Haver

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1

Champion of the World! (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Janu; Kid Grey, Bess Grey; Puffy Morgan
Synopsis:
Congo Bill and his gorilla alter ego help a boxer regain his self-confidence in the ring.

["Don't forget, the one who makes the biggest catch..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

The Interplanetary Mission! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]
Synopsis:
Crooks dress up as space aliens trying to convince Aquaman to retrieve an object from the ocean floor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  4. 3. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  5. 4. Champion of the World!
    Congorilla
  6. 5. ["Don't forget, the one who makes the biggest catch..."]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. The Interplanetary Mission!
    Aquaman
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