(June 1970)

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)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-438

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Canary; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman; Hawkman [Katar Hol]
Reprints:
Keywords:
jail; straitjackets

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records credited Kane and Adams, although they drew two separate covers. Kane drew a rejected cover that was revised by Neal Adams, as seen here:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p45/peteross/covers/JLA81UnusedKane.jpg

Schwartz records provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]. Adams credit and Kane original artwork info per Nick Caputo.

Plague of the Galactic Jest-Master (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-410

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Leagie of America [Black Canary; Superman; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Green Arrow (cameo)]; Jest-Master (villain); Jean Loring; Ra Laf; Norch Lor; Guardians of the Universe (cameo)
Synopsis:
Hawkman and Atom travel to Thanagar, hoping to find a cure for the insane Jean Loring. They arrive as the planet is attacked by the Jest-Master, who drives people insane. This inadvertently cures Jean, who then helps the League against their enemy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
insanity; Thanagar

Indexer Notes

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

Take a Giant Step... (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) #227 [80 Page Giant #G-72], on sale April 14

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky (logo illustration)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-447

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Martin Pasko; Don McGregor; Alan Brennert; Steven Carlberg; Joe Arul

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Plague of the Galactic Jest-Master
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Take a Giant Step...
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Darci
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross