(June 1965)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July, and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Asst)
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

Duel of the Super-Gamblers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Commisoner Gordon; Robin; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Supergirl; Lois Lane; Pete Ross
Reprints:

Happy Hobby Time (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

This PSA appeared in most DC issues dated May 1952.

Part I- The Super-Gamble With Doom (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:
Rokk and Sorban, the Galactic Gamblers; Robin (cameo)
Synopsis:
Rokk and Sorban come to Earth in disguise and open a gambling den. When Batman tries to win back money a friend of his lost there, he ends up being transported to Ventura, the Gambler's planet. And Superman has to go there to win him back!

Part II-Duel of the Super-Gamblers (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rokk; Sorban; Lurala; Hargo
Synopsis:
Superman is forced to gamble for Batman's life, and Earth itself!

The One-Ape Circus (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Janu; Nell Saxon
Synopsis:
A beautiful girl kipnaps Congorilla for a circus act.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Surprise Feature

["Mercy! Don't use that ash tray!"] (Table of Contents)

Honey In Hollywood / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 8/1/2011)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Duel of the Super-Gamblers
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time
    Superboy
  3. 2. Part I- The Super-Gamble With Doom
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Part II-Duel of the Super-Gamblers
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. The One-Ape Circus
    Congorilla
  6. 5. ["Mercy! Don't use that ash tray!"]
    Honey In Hollywood
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