(December 1969)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan, Apr, July and Oct (semi-monthly, Nov)
On-sale date:
1969-10-28
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-292

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Snapper Carr]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, June 2009).

Snapper Carr--Super-Traitor! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-245

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Snapper Carr; Superman [Clark Kent]]; Joker [Mr. Average; John Dough] (villain)
Synopsis:
Snapper Carr is infleunced by the charismatic John Dough to believe that he wants a normal life away from the League, but John Dough is really the Joker, who makes Snapper betray the League and the location of their secret headquarters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton ray gun

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-303

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Brian L. Stibal; Alan Brennert; Jerry Bails; John Lee; Steve Grabinsky; Stephen Ciffone; Peter G. Haag

Danger and Thrills! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Curt Swan
Inks:
Dick Giordano; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #87 and Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #387

["Ancient star-gazers fancied that a constellation of stars..."] (Table of Contents)

Our Amazing Universe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

You've Met Superman's Parents... (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #222 [80 Page Giant #G-66], on sale October 7

Tomorrow's Teen-Agers Are Back! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sugar & Spike (DC, 1956 series) #87, on sale October 9

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Snapper Carr--Super-Traitor!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  4. 3. Danger and Thrills!
  5. 4. ["Ancient star-gazers fancied that a constellation of stars..."]
    Our Amazing Universe
  6. 5. You've Met Superman's Parents...
    Superman
  7. 6. Tomorrow's Teen-Agers Are Back!
    Sugar & Spike
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Devine
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross