(June 1968)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April and July
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints:

The Superman-Batman Split! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; James Gordon; Jimmy Olsen; Ronald Jason; Desmond Jason; Kandor; green kryptonite; Fortress of Solitude
Synopsis:
Actor Jason Desmond's dying performance is an attempt to fool Superman and Batman into believing he is 2 aliens, one hunting the other. But his story rings false and Superman lets Batman in on the hoax, which ends up fooling Supergirl, Batgirl, Robin, and Jimmy Olsen anyway.
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Indexer Notes

Part II is titled "A Tale of 3 Teams." Adams inks per Nick Caputo, October, 2013. Previous inker credited Dick Giordano.

The Case of the Magic Baseball (Table of Contents)

Martian Manhunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (origin part 2); "Trigger" Tom Taylor (flashback); Big Bob Michaels; Brad Devon
Synopsis:
J'onn J'onzz captures Brad Devon and his men for blackmailing Bob Michaels, and helps Michaels win a baseball game on the way.
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Indexer Notes

Editors' Round Table choice. J'onn J'onzz has some powers no longer associated with him, including the ability to see the future, walk through walls, and affect the velocity of matter. Script attributed by Rich Morrissey to Jack Miller. Current credit is from Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1([July] 2007).

Cape and Cowl Comments (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Guy Michaelson etal, Selina Zane; Dave Truesdale; Andy Franklin; Milo Miles; William Cole, with an illustration.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Superman; Batman
  2. 1. The Superman-Batman Split!
    Superman; Batman
  3. 2. The Case of the Magic Baseball
    Martian Manhunter
  4. 3. Cape and Cowl Comments
    Superman and Batman
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