(August 1971)

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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly, (with the exception of Jan., Apr. and July)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; Carmine Infantino (editorial director)
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

Copyright © National Periodicals Publications, Inc., 1971.


[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-846

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Hal Jordan [Green Lantern]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-1)]; Justice Society of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L] (Earth-2); The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (Earth-2)] (inset); Robin [Dick Grayson] (Earth-1)
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Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

Earth-- The Monster-Maker! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
S-806

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (all Earth-1)]; Justice Society of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (all Earth-2)]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (Earth-1) (guest star); S-Kyr; A-Rym; Teppy; E-Hes; Solomon Grundy (villain)
Synopsis:
Three aliens are out on a joyride alongside their symbiotic pets when they lose control of their ship, resulting in one of the aliens being separated from his pet as they travel through the dimensional barrier separating Earths 1 and 2. As the JSA face off vs. the Alien A-Rym, he defeats them, as a result of the adult Robin charging in headstrong. Meanwhile, on Earth-1, as Batman leaves the JLA for another case he's working on, young college-aged Robin faces off alongside the team vs. Teppy, A-Rym's symbiotic pet, with the same actions and consequences. This results in Robin's uniform being torn up. To be continued...
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Indexer Notes

With the JSA, continued in #92. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). First and only time both Robins would team up alongside the JLA/JSA teams.

The Day the World Melted (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-870

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Knights of the Galaxy [Commander Artho; Ora; Lyle]; The Master of Doom (villain)
Synopsis:
The Master of Doom timeports Lyle back to the 20th century.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Statue of Liberty; time travel

The Magic of Kirby! (Table of Contents)

The Forever People / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Forever People (DC, 1971 series) #4, on sale June 1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-853

Indexer Notes

Lettes from readers - Scott Gibson, Roger Schoolcraft and Allan Ferguson - and responses from Julius Schwartz.

The Hour Hourman Died! (Table of Contents)

Hourman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Tricky Dick Arnold (villain)
Synopsis:
Tricky Dick's scientific weapon nearly kills Hourman when it reacts with his Miraclo energy, so Hourman has to find a cure within an hour or he will die.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Letters credit from Mark Evanier for the original printing, via the GCD Error Tracker.

["Dear fans"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Carmine Infantino
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Letter from editorial director Carmine Infantino on the inflation in the USA and National Publications raising the price of its comics.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Earth-- The Monster-Maker!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. The Day the World Melted
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. The Magic of Kirby!
    The Forever People
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
  6. 5. The Hour Hourman Died!
    Hourman
  7. 6. ["Dear fans"]
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