(March 1962)

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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
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

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

Superman and Batman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

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

Bob Klein and Gene Reed credit inks to John Forte. Bob Bailey credits inks to George Klein (23 August 2005).
Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (19 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-2/).

From Many Lands... (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Trading goods with other countries.

The Planeteers' Plutonian Passenger (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6.67 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.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in SHOWCASE #41.

["Want something, mac?"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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.

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Series Information
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. ["Want something, mac?"]
    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:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Bailey
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross