(August 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
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Blockbuster; Solomon Grundy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

Crisis Between Earth-One and Earth-Two! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]]; Justice Society of America [Black Canary; Dr. Fate; Dr. Mid-Nite; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]]; Enrichetta Negrini (cameo); Anti-Matter Man (villain); Solomon Grundy (villain); Blockbuster (villain)
Synopsis:
People from Earth-1 and Earth-2 are being inexplicably transferred from one parallel world to the other, including Blockbuster and Solomon Grundy. At the same time, the Spectre discovers that the approach of the Anti-Matter Man is the reason for the transfers and will eventually cause the destruction of both worlds.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues in following issue. Story is told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.
Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

Introducing Jimmy Olsen... (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / 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's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #95 [80 Page Giant #G-25], on sale June 14

Draggin'?? Complainin'?? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics

[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 Mitch Theophila; Irene Vartanoff; Alan Trahern

["Your model trains run sluggish."] (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:
6436

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Julio Hernandez Jr. of Los Angeles, California

[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 late June 1966

The Policeman Is Your Friend! (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:
Children learn that policemen do more than just catch crooks.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 389,285
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 389.606
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) #189, on sale June 16

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Crisis Between Earth-One and Earth-Two!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Introducing Jimmy Olsen...
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Draggin'?? Complainin'??
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  6. 5. ["Your model trains run sluggish."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. The Policeman Is Your Friend!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Dynamite's Coming!
    Superman
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