(November 1964)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
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

Prison For Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

Prison For Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Electric Man; The Freezer; Balloon Man; The Flame; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Marlin (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Batman is hypnotized into becoming the warden of an alien prison and charged with capturing Superman and imprisoning him with the other heroes inside.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich and Bob Bailey, 2005-01-19. Inks previously credited to John Forte. (Per Sandell ed.)

Stop! Look! Listen! (Table of Contents)

Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash; Weather Wizard
Synopsis:
House ad for 80 Page Giant Magazine #4.

Indexer Notes

On sale August 20th.

Part II-The Revenge Of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Electric Man; Balloon Man; The Freezer; The Flame; Waraj; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superman escapes from the prison and takes revenge on Batman. So the aliens from the planet Vor come down to try to regain control of their prison plan to conquer the universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No Robin in this story at all!

Batman's Greatest Foes (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information on some of the most bizarre criminal foes of Batman and Robin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cape and cowl Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Clarke Oberheide, Curtis Hohmann, Ed Swartley, Joseph D'Amico, Bruce Gventer, Anthony Garcia, Peter Corad and Larry Linder.

["I'm glad I got this job as usher on Saturdays!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Synopsis:
Vic quits his job as a movie theater usher because he has already seen the movie.
Reprints:

The Underwater Archers! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Wizard [Horace Kates]; Arrow-Boat; Arrow Cave; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Cameo); Topo
Synopsis:
Green Arrow battles his old foe The Wizard underwater.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of story, continued from the Aquaman story "The Manhunt On Land" in the previous issue.

["I'll take that airplane kit!"] (Table of Contents)

Caps Hobby Center / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cap
Synopsis:
A rich kid buys a model plane kit and has his butler put it together.

Honesty IS the Best Policy (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prison For Heroes!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Prison For Heroes!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Stop! Look! Listen!
    Flash
  4. 3. Part II-The Revenge Of Superman!
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. Batman's Greatest Foes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cape and cowl Comments
  7. 6. ["I'm glad I got this job as usher on Saturdays!"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. The Underwater Archers!
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. ["I'll take that airplane kit!"]
    Caps Hobby Center
  10. 9. Honesty IS the Best Policy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross