(December 1966)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1966-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Introducing -- the Spellbinder! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Spellbinder
Reprints:

Pennies for UNICEF! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El, aka. Clark Kent]; Joe; Tom
Synopsis:
After Joe claims he's going to keep the pennies for himself, Superman takes Joe and Tom to Asia, South America and Africa to show them first-hand how much good the pennies they collect for UNICEF can do.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1962.

The Circle of Terror! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spellbinder (villain; introduction); Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Aunt Harriet; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Alan Trahern, Frank Klein and Guy H. Lillian III.

The Faker-Takers of the Baker's Dozen! (Table of Contents)

Elongated Man / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny; Peter Baker; Bolton Hume
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["C'mon, we're ready to start the race!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis:
Setting the motor of a model race car a little loose to absorb shocks.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Leo Diachun from Cutchogue, N. Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Introducing -- the Spellbinder!
    Batman
  2. 1. Pennies for UNICEF!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Circle of Terror!
    Batman; Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  5. 4. The Faker-Takers of the Baker's Dozen!
    Elongated Man
  6. 5. ["C'mon, we're ready to start the race!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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