(February 1963)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
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

Mystery of the Crimson Avenger! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Crimson Avenger [Albert Elwood]; Octopus Gang
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Indexer Notes

Klein, Reed, Hughes and Tiefenbacher say Dillin/Moldoff. Craig Delich and Pat Lang say Jim Mooney/Sheldon Moldoff.

The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimson Avenger [Albert Elwood] (intro; not Golden Age Character); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Octopus Gang
Synopsis:
The Crimson Avenger tries to help Superman and Batman stop the Octopus Gang but learns that he needs more training.
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Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks. Current credits from Pat Lang and Craig Delich 2/05.

1st and only appearance of the 2nd Crimson Avenger, his predecessor (Lee Walter Travis) debuted in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #20.

Interestingly, Crimson Avenger 2 states that he has taken the name of a former lawman, (presumably the 1930's version).

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?
Reprints:
  • from 11/62 titles

The Man Who Controlled Water (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad; Professor Polloy
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[Bottom of the Ocean] (Table of Contents)

Homer / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Mystery of the Pathfinders (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

A Cure For Billy Jones (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron (?)
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Billy Jones; Arrow-Car; Tom (Crook); Mike (Crook)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy take a sick boy out on patrol with them in order to cheer him up.
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Showcase Presents Green Arrow.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Avg Circulation 420,000
published by National Periodical Publications
Editor: Jack Schiff
Owners: Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J. S. Liebowits, P. H. Sampliner, S. U. Sampliner, H. Donenfeld Foundation

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mystery of the Crimson Avenger!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Health Myths Debunked!
  4. 3. The Man Who Controlled Water
    Aquaman
  5. 4. [Bottom of the Ocean]
    Homer
  6. 5. Mystery of the Pathfinders
  7. 6. A Cure For Billy Jones
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Walker
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross