(December 1965)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Jan., July, and Oct. (semi-monthly, Nov.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Key-Master of the World! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman; Wonder Woman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]]; The Key
Synopsis:
The Key fires a blast from a key weapon at Green Lantern.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciling and inking credits per Julius Schwartz' editorial records. Inking formerly credited to Murphy Anderson and Bernard Sachs.
Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

Builders of the Future! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Shows the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.
Credits information from a list by Lionel English.

The Key-Master of the World! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Snapper Carr [Lucas Carr]; Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (cameo); Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (cameo)]; Monarch Butterfly crooks; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sandy Salters; The Invisible Destroyer; The Key (villain); The Wrecker; Weather Wizard
Synopsis:
The Key administers a psycho-chemical to the JLA which forces them to disband and become unable to see his henchmen commit robberies. However, they are returned to normal when Hawkgirl discovers the situation, and go on to defeat The Key.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.
Hawkman uses the Absorbascon to discover the secret identities of the JLA members.
References Detective Comics 197, Showcase 23.
Credits from "The Official Justice League Of America Index" 2 (and original indexer).
Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives erroneously credits Joe Letterese.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

Hey Kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak Is the Greatest! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ultra the Multi-Alien! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ultra the Multi-Alien / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Joe Molenda Jr., Frank Tower, John Pierce, and Ken Hodl.
Two different letters note that Justice League of America 37 was written by Gardner Fox: the editor does not refute this.
Between pages 8-9 of story.

["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Greatest Foes! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[You'll Flip at the Zzzzzip...] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Fox and the Crow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Supergirl and Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Riddle Me This! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Presenting... A New Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal. Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["How much will you give me on a trade-in..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Job Number:
6337

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cap; unnamed boy; unnamed boy's father
Synopsis:
A boy is inspired by the trade-in his father receives when buying a new car, and attempts to get a trade-in from Cap for a model he has already assembled.

Wanted for Cash Immediately! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Individual Magnets (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Have You Heard the Big News About G. I. Joe (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Great Moments in Sport (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Key-Master of the World!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. The Key-Master of the World!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Hey Kids! Transogram's Trik-Trak Is the Greatest!
    Trik-Trak
  5. 4. Ultra the Multi-Alien!
    Ultra the Multi-Alien
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  7. 6. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  8. 7. ["Wow! That's the old Hooterville Cannonball right down to the rivets!"]
    Tyco
  9. 8. By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Greatest Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. [You'll Flip at the Zzzzzip...]
    The Fox and the Crow
  11. 10. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT models
  12. 11. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful...
    Supergirl and Wonder Woman
  13. 12. Riddle Me This!
    DC Comics
  14. 13. Presenting... A New Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal. Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. ["How much will you give me on a trade-in..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  16. 15. Wanted for Cash Immediately!
  17. 16. 100 Individual Magnets
  18. 17. Have You Heard the Big News About G. I. Joe
    G. I. Joe
  19. 18. Great Moments in Sport
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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