(May 1968)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, April and July
On-sale date:
1968-03-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman Revenge Squad; Batman Revenge Squad; Superman (statue); Batman (statue)
Reprints:

The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman Revenge Squad; Batman Revenge Squad; Jimmy Olsen; James Gordon; "Cash" Carew; "Barney the Blast"; The "Flamethrower"
Synopsis:
Once each year Superman and Jimmy Olsen bet their crime-fighting skills against Batman and Robin. But as the two heroes participate in various contests of skill, their respective Revenge Squads try to sabotage their opponents.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gold kryptonite

Indexer Notes

This issue has colored-in panel gutters on many pages.
Part II titled "To the Victor Comes Death!"

["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; Jack Corley
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis:
Using a small piece of cardboard to fix screws that have been stripped and won't hold.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Jack Corley, Philadelphia, PA.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cape and Cowl Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E.Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Aaron Deutsch, Irene Vartanoff, Russell Howard, Alan Goldsmith, Paul Nowak, Dave Truesdale and Stephen Bradshaw.

The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (Table of Contents)

Editors' Round Table: John Jones Manhunter From Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter (origin); Dr. Erdel
Synopsis:
A scientist builds a robot brain which teleports a Martian to Earth. After the scientist dies the Martian is trapped here, so he decides to become a police detective
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script (only) attributed to Jack Miller by Rich Morrissey, but disputed by Bob Hughes. Samachson is current DC credit, as seen in Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads!
    Superman; Batman
  2. 1. The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads!
    Superman; Batman
  3. 2. ["This always happens when I screw the body to my car chassis."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  5. 4. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
    Editors' Round Table: John Jones Manhunter From Mars
This issue was most recently modified by:
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