(June 1972)

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Volume:
13
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of January, April, and July
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
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

Seeds of Destruction! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1221

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Black Canary; Aquaman (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
plant monster

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Seeds of Destruction! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-1167

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman; Black Canary; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; Aquaman]; Bur Sed (villain); Ker Sed (villain); Lois Lane (cameo)
Synopsis:
A father-son team of aliens have come to Earth to sow seeds that will flower into giant plants intended to eliminate pollution. However, the plants pose different dangers to human life and the League must stop the misguided aliens.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[The Van Leew Emeralds] (Table of Contents)

Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1178

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Larry Belmont; Flip Benson (villain); Mad Maddon; Frank Fencet
Synopsis:
While searching a mug for the missing Van Leew emeralds, the Sandman discovers a curious pawn ticket. He changes to Wesley Dodds, picks up Dian, and then changes back to continue the search for the emeralds and to figure out the significance of the pawn ticket.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story title and credits from the reprinted story in Sandman Archives (DC, 2004 series) #1

Terror Rides the Rails! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1179

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Jane Wilson
Synopsis:
The Atom fights a gang of saboteurs who are trying to take over a small railroad.
Reprints:

For Stories That Are Different (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #413, on sale April 27

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (logo illustration)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1227

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Richard H. Morrissey, Joe Kawano, David Hendricks, William Thom

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Seeds of Destruction!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Seeds of Destruction!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. [The Van Leew Emeralds]
    Sandman
  4. 3. Terror Rides the Rails!
    The Atom
  5. 4. For Stories That Are Different
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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