(July-August 1974)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume:
15
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
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

War with the One-Man Justice League (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1749

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Aquaman (inset); The Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Canary; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Amazo; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset); Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Crimson Avenger; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

JLA Contents (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-974

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; Elongated Man; Aquaman; Wonder Woman (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Shining Knight; Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Earth-2]; Speedy [Earth-2] (all as the Seven Soldiers of Victory); Starman [Ted Knight]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Table of contents for issue.

War with the One-Man Justice League! (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-1728

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Red Tornado]; Amazo (villain)
Synopsis:
The Justice League has lost some of their powers and frees Amazo to gather the powers unto himself, and thereafter transfer their powers back to the JLA members using a machine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Justice League of America #111.

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.

Amazo and His Creator (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs; Joe Giella; Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
N-793

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Amazo; Professor Ivo; T. O. Morrow (reference only)
Synopsis:
Flash and Green Lantern relate the origin and a brief history of Amazo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrations taken from The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #30, Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #27, The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #158, and Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #64.

Beware! The Black Star Shines! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Shining Knight; Green Arrow; Speedy]; The Black Star [Mowse]; Captain Bigg; The Hopper; Falseface

Indexer Notes

Story originally continued from Leading Comics #1; continued from Justice League of America #111.
Recap includes individual panels reprinted from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2.

The Case of the Twisted Twins! (Table of Contents)

Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
N-839

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimson Avenger; Wing; The Brain [Bandler] (villain); The Black Star [Mowse] (villain); Billy Leeds; Bobby Leeds; Dr. Carse; Mr. Bandler
Synopsis:
Mr. Bandler tries to kidnap Billy Leeds for a blood transfusion he needs, but Bandler's twin brother "The Brain" kidnaps Billy first. The Crimson Avenger and Wing Capture The Brain and his gang and free the boy, who gives Mr. Bandler the transfusion, while the Black Star steals an item belonging to Mr. Bandler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 5; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

The Sixty Kiddie Club! (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed) [as Mort Morton]
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
N-839

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Rattler (villain); The Black Star [Mowse] (villain); Billy Gunn; Mr. Wilkins; Mr. Xavier; Mr. Yale; Mr. Zinch
Synopsis:
Vigilante and Billy Gunn track the Black Star to the Sixty Kiddy Club, where they are attacked by the Rattler and his men while both groups are searching for the item needed by the Black Star. Vigilante and Billy capture the Rattler and his men but the Black Star steals the needed item.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 6; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

[Conclusion] (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jon Smalle
Inks:
Jon Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
N-839

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Crimson Avenger; Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Green Arrow; Speedy]; The Black Star [Mowse] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Black Star has assembled the items needed create a black light ray to give him and other animals a giant size and strength. But he fails to defeat the Seven Soldiers with the giant animals, and when Stripesy fells him with a blow into the path of his black light ray, The Black Star dies .
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 7; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Martin Pasko (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Dillin ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1756

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Joe Arul, Ray Engelberg, Brian Schuck, Joe Filice, John Potter, William C. Horak

The Origin of Starman (Table of Contents)

Starman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (illustration)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-975

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]
Synopsis:
Short history of Starman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text feature w/cover reprint of Adventure Comics #61. References Adventure Comics #67; All-Star Comics #8; All-Star Comics #23; and Adventure Comics #102.

Starman's Lucky Star! (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed) [as Mort Morton]
Inks:
George Roussos (signed) [as Inky Roussos]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original story)
Job Number:
N-911

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Hunch Haggard; Mr. Cord; Mugsy; Professor Leland Brown; Ray Talbot; Rufus Cord; Woodley Allen
Synopsis:
Ray Talbot has his blindness cured during a scuffle when Starman rescues him from a kidnapping.
Reprints:
Keywords:
astronomy; telescopes

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Adventure Comics #81 index.

The Super-Exiles of Earth! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-971

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Destiny (villain); Superman; Batman; Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Aquaman; Snapper Carr; Jean Loring
Synopsis:
Dr. Destiny creates a dream Justice League from the Justice League members' dreams, that is more powerful than the originals. The dream League goes on a crime spree and the real League is banished from Earth, until they return in their secret identities and defeat the dream League and destroy Dr. Destiny's Materiopticon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amnesium; dreams; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

This may be the first story to feature a Green Arrow/Green Lantern team-up.
The Leaguers learn each other's secret identities in this story but Superman removes their memories of that knowledge at the end.
References Justice League of America #5, Justice League of America #12.

Keep on PLOPin' (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Plop! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

There's No Escape from the House of Secrets (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Fuss 'n' Feathers over Hawkman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Martin Pasko (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Dillin (logo illustration)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1756A

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Keith Tuxhorn, Scott Gibson, Dan Veltre, Alan Turniansky, Helmut Schrotter regarding Hawkman's resignation from the Justice League.
Logo illustration is a panel from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #109.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. War with the One-Man Justice League
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. JLA Contents
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. War with the One-Man Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Amazo and His Creator
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Beware! The Black Star Shines!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  6. 5. The Case of the Twisted Twins!
    Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. The Sixty Kiddie Club!
    Vigilante
  8. 7. [Conclusion]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
  10. 9. The Origin of Starman
    Starman
  11. 10. Starman's Lucky Star!
    Starman
  12. 11. The Super-Exiles of Earth!
    Justice League of America
  13. 12. Keep on PLOPin'
    Plop!
  14. 13. There's No Escape from the House of Secrets
  15. 14. The Fuss 'n' Feathers over Hawkman
    JLA Mail Room
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