(April-May 1981)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
41
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-546

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Dr. Zodiac; Green Arrow (inset); Shazam (inset); Hawkman (inset); Red Tornado (inset)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters of comment from Kent A. Phenis and Nick Jenny.

The Twelve Coins of Power! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-7163

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Zodiac; Superman; Batman; Comissioner Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Jimmy Olsen; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Ar-Phazel; Morgan Edge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Vs Dr Zodiac.

The Blade of Death (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Simons
Pencils:
Trevor von Eeden
Inks:
Brent Breeding
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-6686

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow
Reprints:

Whose Body Is It Anyway? (Table of Contents)

Red Tornado / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway; J. M. DeMatteis (plot)
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Phil Rachelson
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7007

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Tornado; T. O. Morrow
Reprints:

Your City Or Your Life! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7091

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman; Lord Insectus; Hawkgirl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue.

A Sleep and the Deep (Table of Contents)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-7120

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel, Jr. (origin retold); Captain Marvel

Indexer Notes

Begins to set up the connection between Captain Marvel, Jr. and Kid Eternity, finally revealed in #279.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man / text article / 0.67 ? page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Batman; Billy Batson

Indexer Notes

Daily Planet Feature Page on inside back cover with crossword puzzle Man and Fred Hembeck strip featuring Superman, Batman and Billy Batson.

#70 Jimmy Janes (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Volume 81 Issue 1 January, 1981 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Extra / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Daily Planet Extra page on back cover with previews of Legion of Super-Heroes #274, Green Lantern #139, Secrets of Haunted House #35, Ghosts #99, Unexpected #209, Adventure Comics #480 (Dial H for Hero) and on sale lists for January 8 and January 22.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  3. 2. The Twelve Coins of Power!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. The Blade of Death
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. Whose Body Is It Anyway?
    Red Tornado
  6. 5. Your City Or Your Life!
    Hawkman
  7. 6. A Sleep and the Deep
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man
  9. 8. #70 Jimmy Janes
    DC Profiles
  10. 9. Volume 81 Issue 1 January, 1981
    Daily Planet Extra
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