(March 1966)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April and July
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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Go-Go Checks begin; First Direct Currents ad page.


The F. B. I. ...The Federation of Bizarro Idiots! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bizarro; Bizarro Batman; Joker

Indexer Notes

No Superman or Batman on cover (Bizarro versions)

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from May 1959 issues

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Federation of Bizarro Idiots! Part I (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton (with pages 1, 11-14 by E. Nelson Bridwell)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bizarro; Bizarro Batman (introduction); Joker; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
the Bizarros decide Joker is an honorary Bizarro!

Indexer Notes

writer credit verified by Bridwell

["Lefty Looie!"] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Synopsis:
Super-Turtle captures Lefty Looie and begins to fly him to California, where he is wanted by the police. When the crook says he gets air sick, Super-Turtle brings him across country underground.

Indexer Notes

Between parts 1 and 2 of first story.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

publisher: National Periodical Publications
575 Lexington Ave
New York, NY
Editor:Mort Weisinger
Owners: Estate of Harry Donenfeld; Jack Liebowitz; P. Sampliner; Irwin Donenfeld; S. Sampliner; Sonia Iger.
No Sales figures. Statement of ownership was reprinted in World's Finest 158 with sales figures.

Part II I Was an Idiot for the F. B. I. (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton (with pages 1, 11-14 by E. Nelson Bridwell)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

["Here's a great model airplane."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Puzzle of the Perilous Planetoid (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Brent Wood
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (August 1958)

Indexer Notes

Editors' Round Table

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cape and Cowl Comments / letters page / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Russ Abernathy, Thomas Ramsay, Gary Williamson, Jerry Jablonski, Mary McKee, Pat Bennett, Ken Cramer, Tim Harley, Chip DeLamater, Marty Yates

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The F. B. I. ...The Federation of Bizarro Idiots!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. The Federation of Bizarro Idiots! Part I
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. ["Lefty Looie!"]
    Super-Turtle
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
  6. 5. Part II I Was an Idiot for the F. B. I.
    Superman and Batman
  7. 6. ["Here's a great model airplane."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. The Puzzle of the Perilous Planetoid
    Tommy Tomorrow
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
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