(January 1967)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
On-sale date:
1966-11-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Thraxon the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Thraxon; Green Lantern [Davo Yull]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

The Quest of the Wicked Queen of Hearts! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan stumbles on two German crooks trying to recover a stolen painting from WW II.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is told in 2 chapters, each ending in 1/2 page.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero (Table of Contents)

Captain Action; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Action [also costumed as Superman; Phantom; Batman; Captain America: Aquaman; Lone Ranger; Steve Canyon; Flash Gordon; Sgt. Fury]

Indexer Notes

advertisement for the Captain Action action figure and costumes

He's Not as Strong as Superman... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Plastic Man 9DC, 1966 series) #2, on sale November 22

["I'll have a lot of fun building this model, Mr. Cap."] (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:
6467

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Nolan Itamura of Maui, Hawaii

[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 November and early December 1966

Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast! (Table of Contents)

B'wana Beast / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
jungle; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #66 [first B'wana Beast], on sale November 22

Presenting the Mag from SUPER! (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) #193 [80 Page Giant #G-31], on sale November 10

Batgirl Is Here! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Batgirl / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #359 [first Batgirl], on sale November 29

Thraxton the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Thraxon; Green Lantern [Davo Yull]
Synopsis:
The Guardians send Green Lantern to the planet Pharma, where that world's Lantern has been defeated by Thraxon, who has a machine that drains all energy from power rings.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title calls the character "Thraxton" while the story and cover call the character "Thraxon."
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007),

Champs Against Odds! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan
Synopsis:
Kids who are thinking about giving up in school are reminded of sports heroes who overcame great challenges by perseverance.
Keywords:
baseball; golf; Olympics

At Long Last! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #29, on sale December 1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern's Mail Chute / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jack Gergotz; Paul Seydor; Irene Vartanoff

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Thraxon the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Quest of the Wicked Queen of Hearts!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  4. 3. He's Not as Strong as Superman...
    Plastic Man
  5. 4. ["I'll have a lot of fun building this model, Mr. Cap."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast!
    B'wana Beast
  8. 7. Presenting the Mag from SUPER!
    Superman
  9. 8. Batgirl Is Here!
    Batman; Batgirl
  10. 9. Thraxton the Powerful vs. Green Lantern the Powerless
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. Champs Against Odds!
  12. 11. At Long Last!
    The Atom
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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