(January-February 1968)

DC, 1967 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1967-11-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Miller
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Letters Page includes poem by Mark Evanier


["You call yourselves super-heroes?"] (Table of Contents)

Inferior Five / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Inferior Five; Justice League; Metal Men; Blackhawks

The Drama and the Power (Table of Contents)

Aquaman; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; Aqualad; Tomahawk; Chief Iron-Hands

Indexer Notes

House ad for Aquaman #37 (January-February 1968) and Tomahawk #114 (January-February 1968), with no On Sale info given. Black and white promo located inside front cover.

How To Make A Bomb! (Table of Contents)

Inferior Five / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
E Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
I.D. [Irwin Donnenfeld]; Robin; Jack Miller; Mort Weisinger; Julie Schwartz; Nelson Bridwell; Murray Boltinoff; Jack Schiff; Mike Sekwosky; Carmine Infantino; Sol Harrison; Jack Adler; Mike Esposito; Gil Kane; Joe Letterese; Joe Kubert; Dick Giordano
Synopsis:
The I5 visit DC Comics offices and watch an issue being assembled.

Teeny Quiz (Table of Contents)

Teen Beam / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

House ad for Teen Beam magazine (December 1967 series). Located between pages 4 and 5.

["I borrowed Mom's box of aluminum foil!"] (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
Job Number:
6597

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

How to make new hubcaps. Tip from Phil McDade of Greenville, S.C.

["Dear Editor: Isn't it about time..."] (Table of Contents)

Dead Letter Office / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mark Main; Roger Loeffler; Lulu Belle; George Wakefield; and Barry Whetstone. Follows page 11 of the main sequence.

The Fanatical Fans Squawk! (Table of Contents)

Dead Letter Office / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero

Indexer Notes

Poem by Mark Evanier and letters of comment from R.L. Rippee; and Jim Abbott.

Remember This Boy? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Batman #198 [80 Page Giant #G-43], (February 1968) advertised as "On Sale Nov 14th".

["Death duels at high noon..."] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase #72; Metamorpho #16; Strange Adventures #208 (cover shown); Action Comics #358 (cover shown); Detective Comics #371; Adventure Comics #364; and Our Army at War #189. Capsule promo copy for all. Shipping window is from Nov. 28th to Dec. 5th.

A Lois You've Never Seen Before! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Neal Adams
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #80 (January 1968). No shipping date given. Black and white promo located inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You call yourselves super-heroes?"]
    Inferior Five
  2. 1. The Drama and the Power
    Aquaman; Tomahawk
  3. 2. How To Make A Bomb!
    Inferior Five
  4. 3. Teeny Quiz
    Teen Beam
  5. 4. ["I borrowed Mom's box of aluminum foil!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. ["Dear Editor: Isn't it about time..."]
    Dead Letter Office
  7. 6. The Fanatical Fans Squawk!
    Dead Letter Office
  8. 7. Remember This Boy?
    Batman
  9. 8. ["Death duels at high noon..."]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. A Lois You've Never Seen Before!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
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