(November 1965)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan, July and Oct (semi-monthly Nov)
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G16.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Aquaman; Wonder Woman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter; Starro; Amazo; Professor Ivo; Green Arrow
Reprints:

Starro the Conqueror (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Aquaman; Wonder Woman; Superman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]]; Starro (villain)
Synopsis:
Peter the Puffer Fish alerts Aquaman to an attack on Earth from an alien starfish named Starro the Conqueror. Starro has altered three ordinary starfish into his lieutenants. Aquaman alerts his friends Wonder Woman, Superman, Green Lantern, Batman, Flash, and J'onn J'onzz. Though Superman and Batman are too busy to attend, the rest meet and split up into teams.
Reprints:

Counterpart of the JLA in the 1940's was the JSA... (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Frank Harry; Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Frank Harry; Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America
Reprints:

Starro vs. Green Lantern (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Starro (villain)
Synopsis:
One of Starro's lieutenants steals and explodes an atomic bomb to absorb its power. Green Lantern defeats him.
Reprints:

Starro vs. Wonder Woman and John Jones, Manhunter from Mars (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Martian Manhunter; Starro (villain)
Synopsis:
The second starfish lieutenant steals a laboratory filled with a braintrust of scientists with the intent of absorbing their knowledge of earth science and defenses. Working to free the scientists, Wonder Woman and J'onn J'onzz discover that Starro's lieutenants can transfer absorbed power and knowledge to the others, as this Starro can now fire nuclear blasts.
Reprints:

Starro vs. the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Starro (villain); Snapper Carr; John Carr
Synopsis:
Flash faces his Starro duplicate in Happy Harbor where the entire populace have fallen under Starro's influence, except for one lone teenager. Flash defeats the third Starro lieutenant, learns where the real Starro is, and decides to let "Snapper" Carr join him for the showdown.
Reprints:

Starro vs. Justice League of America (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Wonder Woman; Aquaman; Martian Manhunter; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Snapper Carr]; Starro (villain)
Synopsis:
During the final battle, Flash and Green Lantern determine that Snapper is covered with lime, and that prevents Starro from affecting him. A few barrels of lime, and Starro becomes a souvenir for the JLA trophy room.
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The Hip Way to Learn! (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:
You can't do well in school unless you have the right study habits.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Case of the Stolen Super-Powers! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Aquaman; Martian Manhunter; Superman; Batman; Snapper Carr]; Amazo (villain); Professor Ivo (villain); Mirror Master (flashback)
Synopsis:
As several JLAers experience a sudden power loss, Flash finds that someone has used powers like theirs to steal a European catfish and a cicada. Snapper suggests the thefts have to do with someone researching immortality, and the JLA splits up to investigate other long-lived creatures. In every case, the JLAers come up against Amazo, who steals their powers, defeats them, and takes them to his creator's lab, where Professor Ivo is preparing an immortality serum. Green Lantern is able to use the weakness of his own ring against Amazo and Ivo, restore the JLA's powers, and defeat the villain.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 3, 4, 5, 13 & 22 of the original cut.

Justice League of America Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Checklist of Justice League of America stories printed to date: The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #28-30 and Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #1-39.

Indexer Notes

Mistakenly lists #40 as #39.

When Gravity Went Wild! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman; Martian Manhunter; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; Wonder Woman; Aquaman; Green Arrow; Snapper Carr]; Monty Moran (villain, flashback); Professor Menace (villain, flashback); Captain Cold (villain, flashback); Clock King / King Clock (villain, flashback); Electric Man (villain, flashback); Puppet Master (villain, flashback); Dr. Destiny (villain)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow is put on trial for helping the enemies of the Justice League escape from capture.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 pages cut

Hey, Characters! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
ira Schnapp; typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Super-Hip

Indexer Notes

subscription ad for DC comics (ten issues for $1.00)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Starro the Conqueror
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Counterpart of the JLA in the 1940's was the JSA...
    Justice Society of America
  4. 3. Starro vs. Green Lantern
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Starro vs. Wonder Woman and John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. Starro vs. the Flash!
    Justice League of America
  7. 6. Starro vs. Justice League of America
    Justice League of America
  8. 7. The Hip Way to Learn!
  9. 8. Case of the Stolen Super-Powers!
    Justice League of America
  10. 9. Justice League of America Checklist
  11. 10. When Gravity Went Wild!
    Justice League of America
  12. 11. Hey, Characters!
    Super-Hip
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Walker
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