(June-July 1966)

DC, 1966 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-04-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Miller; Barbara Friedlander (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #20)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (letters and logo design)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Scooter; Cynthia; Penny; Cookie; Sylvester; Malibu; Kenny

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein, who credits Joe Orlando with the Scooter figure in the logo.

The Top TV Stars Come From DC (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; ad for DC superhero adaptations in other media, including the television series of Batman and The Adventures of Superman, and the Broadway musical "It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman."

Here Comes Scooter! [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller; Barbara Friedlander
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Scooter; Sylvester; Kenny; Malibu; Cookie; Penny; Cynthia; Aunt Hatta; Mr. Otis (cameo)
Synopsis:
British pop star Scooter leaves his band behind and comes to Plainsville, USA to stay with his Aunt Hatta, where he wants to live a normal, quiet life. But his fame has spread too far and the girls just won't leave him alone.

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 1-9 of 24 page story.

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.

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

House ad for DC comics, written in limerick form, promoting the "go-go checks" cover design.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scooter Scoops / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Barbara Friedlander ?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Orlando ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
anecdotes about several teen idols, including Elvis Presley and David McCallum
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
celebrity

Scooter Go Go Home! [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller; Barbara Friedlander
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Scooter; Penny; Sylvester; Kenny; Malibu; Cookie; Cynthia
Synopsis:
Scooter decides to go back to England because things are too crazy, but Penny kidnaps him with her helicopter as he is returning to the airport and takes him to her private amusement park.

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 10-17 of 24 page story.

A Showcase Disgrace -- (Table of Contents)

Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for The Inferior Five (DC, 1966 series) #1.

Scooter's Here to Stay! [part 3] (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller; Barbara Friedlander
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Scooter; Cynthia; Sylvester; Kenny; Malibu; Cookie; Penny
Synopsis:
When Cynthia, a cute English girl, arrives at the airport, Scooter decides to stay after all. All the girls get makeovers to look like Cynthia (and all the boys to look like Scooter) but it turns out she's Scooter's sister.

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 18- 24 of 24 page story.

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

House ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #1

["Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New..."] (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad promoting two-page centerfold pin-ups to be appearing in several DC comics, which began with Batman #181 and Detective Comics #352 (both June 1966).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cookie's Tiger Bait / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Barbara Friedlander ? [as Cookie]
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (illustrations)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
fashion and makeup tips

["In case of emergency break glass"] (Table of Contents)

The Quiet Man / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker ?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

five gag cartoons.
Possible reprinted from Adventures of Bob Hope #77 and Adventures of Jerry Lewis #72

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Swing with Scooter
  2. 1. The Top TV Stars Come From DC
  3. 2. Here Comes Scooter! [part 1]
    Swing with Scooter
  4. 3. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  5. 4. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Scooter Scoops
  8. 7. Scooter Go Go Home! [part 2]
    Swing with Scooter
  9. 8. A Showcase Disgrace --
    Inferior Five
  10. 9. Scooter's Here to Stay! [part 3]
    Swing with Scooter
  11. 10. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  12. 11. ["Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New..."]
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cookie's Tiger Bait
  14. 13. ["In case of emergency break glass"]
    The Quiet Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Dwayne Best