(March 1962)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale date:
1962-01-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Logi of Durim; Quisto; Sklur; Hansh; Hroguth; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis:
An alien super-hero mistakes Superman and Batman for criminals from his own planet.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed say Forte inks. Bob Bailey says George Klein inks (2005-08-12).

From Many Lands (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Trading goods with other countries.

The Planeteers' Plutonian Passenger (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow
Synopsis:
Tommy takes on a Sydian fire-breathing creature that is attacking a pilot who has crashed on an asteroid.

[Men Working] (Table of Contents)

Homer / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer
Synopsis:
Homer changes a "Men Working" sign to reflect what is actually happening.

Pieces of the Rainbow (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The effect color plays in our lives.

The Case Of the Crime Specialists (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]; Arrow-Plane; The Mastermind [Volar]; Arrow-Car
Synopsis:
The Mastermind is using criminals with special talents to perform "impossible" crimes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

[You can draw a surprise cartoon] (Table of Contents)

Scrambled Squares / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Redraw scrambled squares in their correct alignment.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. From Many Lands
  4. 3. The Planeteers' Plutonian Passenger
    Tommy Tomorrow
  5. 4. [Men Working]
    Homer
  6. 5. Pieces of the Rainbow
  7. 6. The Case Of the Crime Specialists
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. [You can draw a surprise cartoon]
    Scrambled Squares
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross