(November-December 1957)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1957-09-22
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 Three Super-Sleepers! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Kamar; Lora
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/).

Teddy Roosevelt: Guardian of Nature (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Three Super-Sleepers (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
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (cameo); Carter Nichols; Perry White (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo); Lora (scientist of 2957); Kamar (scientist of 2957); Rothul (villain, introduction, descendant of Luthor); Rick Harben (villain)
Synopsis
As Superman, Batman & Robin chase a wanted felon into a cave, they are unaware that a trap awaits them...and when they awake, they find themselves 1000 years in the future, having to fight a descendant of Luthor!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Daily Planet; Hall of Scientists; Kryptonite

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Broadway Laffs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, here it is, finally -- Opening night!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

The Chain-Letter Arrows (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp ?
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Arrow; Speedy

Indexer Notes

red hat

How to Trace Your Family Tree (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Sagebrush Sam / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the way to do prospectin' - Real twentieth century living!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Oh my gosh! Class has already started...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Teller of Tall Tales (Table of Contents: 11)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Reprints

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Three Super-Sleepers!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Teddy Roosevelt: Guardian of Nature
  3. 2. The Three Super-Sleepers
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. ["Well, here it is, finally -- Opening night!"]
    Broadway Laffs
  6. 5. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Tomahawk; Superman
  7. 6. The Chain-Letter Arrows
    The Green Arrow
  8. 7. How to Trace Your Family Tree
  9. 8. ["This is the way to do prospectin' - Real twentieth century living!"]
    Sagebrush Sam
  10. 9. ["Oh my gosh! Class has already started..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Teller of Tall Tales
    Tomahawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
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