(November-December 1969)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1969-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Dick Giordano
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed) [as NC]
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed) [as NC]
Colors:
?
Job Number:
G-407

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aquagirl

A Kingdom to Re-Build! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed) [as JA]
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed) [as JA]
Colors:
Jim Aparo ?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
G-270

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad; Mera; Aquagirl; Vulko; Narkran (villain)
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Indexer Notes

Jim Aparo drew the hidden message SOLO on page one, indicating he probably did everything but write the story.

Test Your "Golden Age" I.Q. (Table of Contents)

Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Job Number:
N-115? N-116?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Golden Age quiz with twenty questions and answers. Located between pages 8 and 9 of the main story.

Take a Giant Step... (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H.A. #694

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Justice League of America #76 (November-December 1969).

Look For The Different (Table of Contents)

Showcase; World's Finest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert; Curt Swan
Inks:
Joe Kubert; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase #86 featuring Firehair (November 1969) and World's Finest #189 (November 1969). Both are advertised as "On Sale Sept. 11th".

How Aquaman Got His Powers! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-423

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atlantis; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Origin); Atlanna (Flashback); Tom Curry (Flashback); Commander Haskel
Synopsis:
Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel.
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Indexer Notes

Earth 1 origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

["Dear Editor: Since I've lately been dropping lines..."] (Table of Contents)

Aqua-Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Pencils:
? (logo iillustration)
Inks:
? (logo iillustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-422

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Roger Schoolcraft; Gary Skinner; and Madeleine Robins.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
  2. 1. A Kingdom to Re-Build!
    Aquaman
  3. 2. Test Your "Golden Age" I.Q.
    Wonderful World of Comics
  4. 3. Take a Giant Step...
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Look For The Different
    Showcase; World's Finest
  6. 5. How Aquaman Got His Powers!
    Aquaman
  7. 6. ["Dear Editor: Since I've lately been dropping lines..."]
    Aqua-Mail
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