(July-August 1957)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1957-05-21
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 Club of Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Knight; Gaucho; Legionary; Lightning Man; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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 Club of Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Club of Heroes [Legionary; Knight; Squire; Gaucho; Musketeer]; Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Mayhew; Lightning Man
Synopsis
John Mayhew brings the Club of Heroes together and will give them a headquarters, but they must select a chairman for the club. The Heroes decide that the hero who performs the most good deeds will become chairman.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed incorrectly list Paris inks.

Sequel to "The Batmen of All Nations" from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #215.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy; Bob; Pete
Synopsis
Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

The Legend of the Keeper of the Winds! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of the Arrow Maker / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Video Laffs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Tommy how do you like watching the ball game...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Ollie / comic story / 1 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 so sad, Bill?
Genre
humor

How to Become an Expert Softball Player (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Strange Circus of Mr. Sinistro (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp ?
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Sinistro; Congo the Gorilla

Indexer Notes

red hat

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Shorty / comic story / 1 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
I'm afraid I can't give you a raise, Shorty!
Genre
humor

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

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

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Club of Heroes!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Club of Heroes
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  6. 5. The Legend of the Keeper of the Winds!
    Tales of the Arrow Maker
  7. 6. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  8. 7. ["Well, Tommy how do you like watching the ball game..."]
    Video Laffs
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. ["Why so sad, Bill?"]
    Ollie
  11. 10. How to Become an Expert Softball Player
  12. 11. The Strange Circus of Mr. Sinistro
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  14. 13. ["I'm afraid I can't give you a raise, Shorty!"]
    Shorty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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