(February 1963)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date:
1962-12-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

Issue Notes

On sale date from promo ad in Wonder Woman #136.


Triumph of the Tornado Tyrant! (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:
Martian Manhunter; Aquaman; Wonder Woman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Tornado Tyrant
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

The Triumph of the Tornado Tyrant! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aquaman; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter; Snapper Carr; Superman; Wonder Woman; Rockmen of Pluto (cameo); Adam Strange (flashback); The Tornado Tyrant (as The Tornado Champion, villain); Ulthoon (flashback); Mechanical Masters of Rann (flashback); The Palador on the Space-Island of Peril (flashback); Alanna (flashback); Kanjar Ro (flashback); Dr. Light (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Tornado Tyrant's arrogance over his first defeat of the JLA backfires on him when the JLA changes tactics.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Tornado Tyrant features in the origin of the Red Tornado. It last appeared in Mystery in Space #61.
Story is told in 4 chapters: unnumbered part 1 (4.67 pp.), Part 2 (7.67 pp.), Part 3 (8.67 pp.), Part 4 (2.67 pp.)
Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The JLA Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from James Morrison, John DeVries, Jim Dismukes, Joe B. Allen, C. E. Casey, Robert Butts, Dorothy Keyser.

["The human eye sees objects right-side up..."] (Table of Contents)

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That -- / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Triumph of the Tornado Tyrant!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. The Triumph of the Tornado Tyrant!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Health Myths Debunked!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
  5. 4. ["The human eye sees objects right-side up..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That --
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Chris Boyko
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