(February 1965)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant 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 Doomed Boy Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Kal-el; Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis:
Superman uses a machine to try to remove alien consciousnesses from Jimmy and Robin.
Reprints:

Don't Give Fire A Place To Start (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superboy; members of the Smallville Teen-Age Club
Synopsis:
Superboy puts out a fire at the Smallville Teen-Age Club and the kids then decide to make fire prevention their next project.

Indexer Notes

Published in co-operation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated July 1954.
On inside front cover.

Part I - The New Terrific Team! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis:
Jimmy and Robin decide to go out on their own as a super-team, giving up the sidekick role.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave; Eyrie; kryptonite; Olsonmobile; Robin Plane

Silly Putty Is Always Fun! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Leonard Tirado, Alan Davis, Jim Lawson, Mike Annuziato, Conan Fanshowe, Paul Wiese, Mike Morris, Bernard Westbrook, and Lon Mitchell, along with a logo illustration.

["So long, Hank."] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy; Hank; Tricksy's wife
Synopsis:
Tricksy's wife is upset at one of his circus friends.

Indexer Notes

Between parts 1 and 2 of first story.

Coming...Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Coming Your Way In '65 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Part II - The Doom of Jimmy Olsen and Robin! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Animator (introduction, villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis:
Superman discovers that Jimmy and Robin are under alien influences and finds a way to get back to normal.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eyrie

Indexer Notes

Title and reprint info from Bob Bailey via Per Sandell.

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Finest From World's Finest (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
George Klein; Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman
Synopsis:
Information on and short synopses of stories from World's Finest Comics #76, 78, 88, and 89.

Indexer Notes

Famous old Superman-Batman team-ups. Note at bottom of the page that Edmond Hamilton is the Superman-Batman author.

The Underwater Olympics! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Topo; Bart Horval
Synopsis:
Aquaman and Aqualad hold an underwater olympics. Aquaman's team "loses" to prevent a kryptonite discovery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Surprise Feature

["Readers...The Most Sensational Bargains..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["I can't fall asleep nights, Warden Willis!"] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis; inmate 4172
Synopsis:
The Warden's suggestion of counting sheep to fall asleep does not work.
Reprints:

Make it a Happy Holiday - - With the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10c? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make a Friend! Build "Big Frankie" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Aurora Plastics Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Doomed Boy Heroes!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Don't Give Fire A Place To Start
    Superboy
  3. 2. Part I - The New Terrific Team!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Silly Putty Is Always Fun!
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  6. 5. ["So long, Hank."]
    Tricksy
  7. 6. Coming...Super-Attractions!
  8. 7. Coming Your Way In '65
  9. 8. Part II - The Doom of Jimmy Olsen and Robin!
    Superman and Batman
  10. 9. 126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  11. 10. The Finest From World's Finest
    Superman and Batman
  12. 11. The Underwater Olympics!
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  13. 12. ["Readers...The Most Sensational Bargains..."]
  14. 13. ["I can't fall asleep nights, Warden Willis!"]
    Warden Willis
  15. 14. Make it a Happy Holiday - - With the Best in Comics!
    DC Comics
  16. 15. Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10c?
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. Make a Friend! Build "Big Frankie"
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
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