(June 1966)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan, April, July and Oct
On-sale date:
1966-04-26
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

Super-Struggle Against Shaggy Man! (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:
Shaggy Man; Batman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #169, on sale May 3

The Super-Struggle Against Shaggy Man! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Wonder Woman; Snapper Carr; Superman (cameo)]; Shaggy Man (origin, villain); Professor Zagarian
Synopsis:
When the JLA battles two separate unstoppable menaces, Shaggy Man and a rock-creature, the Flash hits on the idea of setting them on each other. When the Shaggy Man destroys the rock creature, the JLA pits the Shaggy Man against a duplicate of himself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.
Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives. Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). The records list Giacoia as the inker, but it is believed that he did not ink the story alone.

["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics in the form of a limerick

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #187 [80 Page Giant #G-23], on sale April 14

["I just finished it. How do you like it?"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6390

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in the first half of May 1966

Your Free Trip Around the World! (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:
After telling the boys some tales, the sea captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1963.

The Famous Battle-Cry of Hawkman... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #14, on sale April 14

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #1, on sale April 7

[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 Alan Trahern; Patrick Stout; Michael Giampietro; Mike Friedrich; Wesley D. Myhre

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Super-Struggle Against Shaggy Man!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Dynamite's Coming!
    Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. The Super-Struggle Against Shaggy Man!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. ["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."]
  5. 4. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["I just finished it. How do you like it?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  9. 8. The Famous Battle-Cry of Hawkman...
    Hawkman
  10. 9. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
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