(December 1972-January 1973)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff; E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Saga of the Super Sons (Table of Contents)

Super Sons of Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman, Jr.; Superman, Jr.; Superman (picture); Batman (picture)
Reprints:

Saga of the Super Sons! (Table of Contents)

Super Sons of Superman and Batman / comic story / 23.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman, Jr.; Batman, Jr.; Superman; Batman; Rocco Krugge; Big Alice; Crumbum; Alfred; Augie Beck; Debbie; Marek; Dr. Gavilan; Rocco Krugge, Jr.
Synopsis:
Superman creates an alternate timeline where Superman, Jr. and Batman, Jr. can explore crimefighting without ramifications. In this timeline, the boys put an end to the mob boss of Sparta City, with some unexpected help.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Boltinoff takes over as editor. The Super-Sons share the billing of the strip in these issues: 216, 221-2, 224, 228, 231, 233, 238, making a final appearance in their own feature in 242. Their existence as computer simulations is referred to in Superman Family, The (DC, 1974 series) #192, and their storyline is brought to a conclusion in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #263. The wives of Superman and Batman appear in this story, but their identities are not made clear. A pair of stories featuring an unrelated Superman, Jr. and Batman, Jr. appeared before this story in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #391-392. There was also an unrelated pair of imaginary stories in World's Finest Comics #154 and 157 featuring the "Sons of Superman and Batman." Feature bannered as "Superman and Batman" on splash page. (Additional information about the earlier imaginary stories and explanation of their existence in Superman Family from Ted Watson, June 2009.)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Saga of the Super Sons
    Super Sons of Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Saga of the Super Sons!
    Super Sons of Superman and Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
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  • Lou Mazzella
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