(August-September 1951)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin; Superman; Batman

The City That Was For Sale (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Perry White; Lois Lane; Superman
Synopsis:
An encounter with an unknown black planet destroys Superman's fine motor control.

Indexer Notes

proto-Red K story. Writer id by Bob Hughes.

[The New Suit] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Master of 1000 Duels (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Battle of the Beasts (Table of Contents)

Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Verified pencil credit. Ink credit changed to Sy Barry. (Gene Reed, 2011-04-04)

Valley of Dusty Death (Table of Contents)

Wyoming Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

["How did the custom of shaking hands originate?"] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Passage to Peru (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Inventory originally scheduled for Danger Trail #6. There is no feature for this story. Corrected by Gene Reed (2004-04-04).

[Strategy Session] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

[New Stars?] (Table of Contents)

Prof. Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Stages Through The Ages (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
B. Fairbanks (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Private Life of Commissioner Gordon (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Tony Gordon (Introduction)
Synopsis:
Flashback of the life of Jim Gordon.

Indexer Notes

The story gives the date of James Gordon's birth as January 5, 1900.

Sweet Land of Liberty (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The City That Was For Sale
    Superman
  3. 2. [The New Suit]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. The Master of 1000 Duels
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. The Battle of the Beasts
    Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor
  6. 5. Valley of Dusty Death
    Wyoming Kid
  7. 6. ["How did the custom of shaking hands originate?"]
    Quick Quiz
  8. 7. Passage to Peru
  9. 8. [Strategy Session]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. [New Stars?]
    Prof. Eureka
  11. 10. Stages Through The Ages
  12. 11. The Private Life of Commissioner Gordon
    Batman
  13. 12. Sweet Land of Liberty
    Peter Porkchops
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross