(March 1967)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Jan, Apr, July, Oct
On-sale date:
1967-01-26
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

Missing in Action--5 Justice Leaguers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (inset); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (inset); Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall] (inset)]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Missing in Action -- 5 Justice Leaguers! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (cameo)]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (cameo); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; also as Faceless]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Snapper Carr; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (cameo)]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal; Shiera Hall]; Benjamin Franklin (cameo flashback); Bobby; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); cubist aliens (villains)
Synopsis:
Snapper relates the stories that five Leaguers told as to why they could not answer a recent emergency signal and join in the fight against the Lord of Time.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Time Pool; VULTURE

Indexer Notes

Story is told in three chapters, each ending in 1/2 page.
Events of this story take place in the same timeframe as issue #50.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

A New Year's Resolution for You from DC (Table of Contents)

Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Merryman

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Inferior Five (DC, 1967 series) #1, on sale January 24

Free! Captain Action's Super-Hero Parachute (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger; various (illustrations)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger; various )illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Action

Indexer Notes

advertisement for the Captain Action figure from Ideal Toys

A Collector's Item (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #165, which featured a centerfold depicting the superhero transformations of Robby Reed

[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 Ken Ahlstrand; Joseph J. Arul

Countdown on Excellence (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:
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

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

[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 the last week of January and first week of February 1967

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

JLA Mail Room - Extra / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Dominic L. Lasorsa; Irene Vartanoff; Don Akers

Clark Kent Interviews Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / 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 Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #347 [80 Page Giant #G-33], on sale January 10

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Missing in Action--5 Justice Leaguers!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Missing in Action -- 5 Justice Leaguers!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. A New Year's Resolution for You from DC
    Inferior Five
  4. 3. Free! Captain Action's Super-Hero Parachute
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  5. 4. A Collector's Item
    Dial H for Hero
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  7. 6. Countdown on Excellence
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room - Extra
  10. 9. Clark Kent Interviews Supergirl!
    Supergirl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross