(May-June 1974)

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Volume:
15
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
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:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1707

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Aquaman; Elongated Man; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Injustice Gang of the World [Tattooed Man; Shadow Thief; Chronos; Poison Ivy; Mirror Master; Scarecrow]; Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Shining Knight; The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow; Speedy]; Libra; Brain Storm; Black Star
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Reader!"] (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Pat Broderick
Inks:
Neal Adams; Pat Broderick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
N-888

Indexer Notes

cover art from Justice League of America #89 by Neal Adams, altered and expanded by Pat Broderick

Balance of Power! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-1660

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Aquaman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Elongated Man; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman [Clark Kent]]; Injustice Gang of the World [Chronos [David Clinton]; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Scarecrow; Shadow-Thief; Tattooed Man [Abel Tarrant]; Libra [Justine Ballantine]]
Synopsis:
Master criminal Libra gathers six super-villains to use as pawns against the Justice League, stealing half of each of the heroes' powers during the battles he has engineered.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). Colors credit from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker, July 2010.

Wanted: the Injustice Gang! (Table of Contents)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Pat Broderick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
N-884

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Scarecrow; Poison Ivy; Mirror Master; Tattooed Man; Chronos; Shadow-Thief

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

JLA Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
P-5

Indexer Notes

crossword puzzle

The Black Star Shines! (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Jon Smalle
Inks:
Jon Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-839

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Speedy [Earth-2]; Green Arrow [Earth-2]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Crimson Avenger; Shining Knight]; The Black Star (villain); Falseface; Captain Bigg; The Hopper; The Rattler; The Brain; John Pemberton
Synopsis:
When Pat Dugan spies five well-known criminals dressed as policemen, it piques the interest of the Star-Spangled Kid, who calls the Seven Soldiers of Victory to investigate. They discover, from a piece of film, that the Black Star is using those felons to commit crimes on a national basis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index

Mystery of the Clowning Criminals (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Jon Smalle
Inks:
Jon Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-839 ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shining Knight; Falseface (villain); Black Star (villain)
Synopsis:
Led by Falseface, the Black Star's criminal gang strikes at many areas of the city of New Orleans during Mardi Gras.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mardi Gras; New Orleans

Indexer Notes

Part 2; script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1973
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 187,051
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 146,280
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019

Mystery of the Santa Claus Pirate! (Table of Contents)

Star Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger?
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-839?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Captain Bigg (villain); Black Star (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Bigg, dressed as Santa Claus, and the rest of his men take on the guise of pirates in order to raid luxurious yachts and plunder their loot!
Reprints:
Keywords:
pirates; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Part 3; script credit from Leading Comics #2 index

The Seven Soldiers of Victory (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko ?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy (illustration)
Inks:
Nick Cardy )illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1723

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Article on the first appearances of the individual members of the Seven Soldiers of Victory.

The Seven Soldiers of Victory - Plus One (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-886

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid; Shining Knight; Speedy; Stripesy; Crimson Avenger; Wing

Mystery of the One-Man Museum (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-839

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Earth-2]; Speedy [Earth-2]; The Hopper (villain); Black Star (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hopper and his men target Pleasure City, "home" of an eccentric millionaire named Coburn, who lives in the Castle of Fear at the fair grounds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amusement parks

Indexer Notes

Part 4; script credit from Leading Comics #2 index

Attack of the Star-Bolt Warrior! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-883

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Superman]; Brain Storm (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
Brain Storm gathers the JLA as witnesses to his execution of Green Lantern for the murder of his brother.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Dick Dillin ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1714

Indexer Notes

letters from: Greg Cole, Bill Henley Jr., Mark Miller, Scott Paton, Scott Taylor, Doug Tonks, Joe Peluso, Ray Engelberg, Bob Rodi

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. ["Reader!"]
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Balance of Power!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Wanted: the Injustice Gang!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    JLA Puzzle
  6. 5. The Black Star Shines!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  7. 6. Mystery of the Clowning Criminals
    Shining Knight
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Mystery of the Santa Claus Pirate!
    Star Spangled Kid
  10. 9. The Seven Soldiers of Victory
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  11. 10. The Seven Soldiers of Victory - Plus One
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  12. 11. Mystery of the One-Man Museum
    Green Arrow
  13. 12. Attack of the Star-Bolt Warrior!
    Justice League of America
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
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