(November-December 1956)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1956-09-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Super-Rivals! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang ?
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Princess Varina
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Rivals (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang ?; Jim Mooney ? (see notes)
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Vicki Vale; Lois Lane; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Princess Varina; Count Zitu; Perry White; Commissioner Gordon; Captain Stefan; Pete Kaney's Mob
Synopsis
When Princess Varina comes to America, Batman and Superman seem to both have fallen in love with her and fight for her attention.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Mooney pencils per Nick Caputo. Klein/Reed credit Sprang only. Craig Delich credited Curt Swan on splash page art but Nick Caputo sees no sign of his input.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

ANRA, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why the long face, Jerry?
Genre
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Frontier Destroyer (Table of Contents: 6)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
historical; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who do you think you're talking to?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Help Capture Gorilla (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Binky's Special Election Exhibit (Table of Contents: 10)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

I Hunted the Giant Turtles (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jerry Manson]
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Dangers from Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 13)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow returns to green hat.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

American Specialty Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Disneyland Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Rivals!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Super-Rivals
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    ANRA, Inc.
  5. 4. ["Why the long face, Jerry?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  7. 6. The Frontier Destroyer
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["Who do you think you're talking to?"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Wings and Winnie Winchester Help Capture Gorilla
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  11. 10. Binky's Special Election Exhibit
    Binky
  12. 11. I Hunted the Giant Turtles
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. The Dangers from Tomorrow
    The Green Arrow
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Disneyland Color Television Set
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
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