(May 1968)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan, Apr, July, Oct (semi-monthly Nov)
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

Panic from a Blackmail Box! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009). Inks originally credited to George Roussos.

We've Kept Our Promise! Here They Are! (Table of Contents)

Anthro; Beware the Creeper; Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howie Post; Steve Ditko; Win Mortimer
Inks:
Howie Post; Steve Ditko; Tex Blaisdell
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
adventure; humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #74 [first Anthro], Beware the Creeper (DC, 1968 series) #1, and The Inferior Five (DC, 1967 series) #8

Panic from a Blackmail Box! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]]; Harold Loomis; Homer Gridley; Marley Thorne; Iris Allen (cameo); Pyrotekniks (villains); Joseph Loomis [Leo Locke] (villain); Bullets Jameson (villain); The Bulleteers (villains)
Synopsis:
A criminal uses his son as bait to lure another gang to Lakeside City.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

From Us --- To You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #147 [80 Page Giant #G-47]

["This always happens when I screw the body to my car chassis."] (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:
6622

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Jack Corley of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

[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 David Lewin; Leonard Rosenberg; Bob Rozakis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Irv Novick
Inks:
Neal Adams; Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in mid-March 1968; includes cover art for Worlds' Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #175 and Our Fighting Forces (DC, 1954 series) #113

2 Boys ... As Different as Right and Wrong! (Table of Contents)

Bomba the Jungle Boy; The Spectre / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Soarling; Neal Adams
Inks:
Jack Soarling; Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
jungle; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Bomba the Jungle Boy (DC, 1967 series) #5 and The Spectre (DC, 1957 series) #4

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Panic from a Blackmail Box!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. We've Kept Our Promise! Here They Are!
    Anthro; Beware the Creeper; Inferior Five
  3. 2. Panic from a Blackmail Box!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. From Us --- To You, Only the Best!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. ["This always happens when I screw the body to my car chassis."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. 2 Boys ... As Different as Right and Wrong!
    Bomba the Jungle Boy; The Spectre
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