(April-May 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1961-02-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Doom of the Star Diamond! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman; Martian Manhunter; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008. Original indexer credited Mike Sekowsky and Bernard Sachs.

Doom of the Star Diamond (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 25.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman; Batman; Martian Manhunter; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman; Snapper Carr; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (joins)]; Carthan (villain); Xandor
Synopsis:
Carthan, banished from his homeworld Dryanna to Earth by his ruler Xandor, attempts to contact the Justice League for help but cannot do so directly. He activates three machines of destruction that hold him to Earth and takes Green Arrow hostage, hoping that the Justice League can deactivate the machines and free him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adam Strange and Hawkman were also considered for League membership, but Green Arrow was ultimately selected. Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

Diamonds of Destiny! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

includes a letter from Roy Thomas

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Doom of the Star Diamond!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Doom of the Star Diamond
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Diamonds of Destiny!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Dan Kocher
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross