(January 1978)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume:
19
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893055501
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate 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

The Killer Key (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-2755

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Superman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Black Canary; The Elongated Man; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; The Key
Reprints:

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Penguin; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Key--or Not the Key (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2770

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [JLA; Superman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Red Tornado; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Thal; also as Hawkgirl]; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Black Canary; The Elongated Man; Aquaman; The Atom; Phantom Stranger]; Star-Tsar [Snapper Carr]; Dr. Light (flashback); The Privateer [Mark Shaw; also as Star-Tsar] (villain); The Key (villain); Janet Carr; Anakronus (flashback); President Jimmy Carter
Synopsis:
When the League tries to figure out why Snapper Carr has turned against them again they discover that the Key has returned from the dead and gave Snapper his new powers. However, the Privateer is revealed as the true Star-Tsar by Red Tornado.
Reprints:

Two All-New Super-Sized Specials! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman; Wonder Woman; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Big News! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Justice Society of America; Shade the Changing Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

JLA Mail Room (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (signed)
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2761

Indexer Notes

Letters from: William Nutt, Andrew C. Taylor, Peter Baker, Jim DeLorenzo, and Ed Via.
New logo depicting the JLA Satellite.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Killer Key
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    The Penguin; Hostess
  3. 2. The Key--or Not the Key
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Two All-New Super-Sized Specials!
    Superman; Wonder Woman; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. 4. Big News!
    Justice Society of America; Shade the Changing Man
  6. 5. JLA Mail Room
    JLA Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jason Sacks
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross