(May-June 1958)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1958-03-25
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 Origin of the Superman-Batman Team! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff (Batman figure)
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Sheldon Moldoff (Batman figure)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art corrections from Craig Delich. 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) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Origin of the Superman-Batman Team (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Superman]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Powerman (a robot, introduction); Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis:
When Luthor develops a liquid kryptonite gun, Superman replaces Batman with a new partner, Powerman. The Caped Crusader, hurt by the change, believes that Powerman has some sort hold over the Man of Steel, not realizing Superman has a motive in mind for his own protection from the criminal genius, Lex Luthor!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Daily News; kryptonite; Metropolis; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Silver Age origin of the Superman-Batman Team.

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

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Doctor Rocket / 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:
How do you do, Senators...
Genre:
humor

The Frontier Census-Taker! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood ?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

Look Back at Bowling (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Taming of the Wild Bunch! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

credits from Craig Delich

The Rocket Raiders! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rocket Raiders (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Green Arrow has green hat.

Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep, Dark Secret!" (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Previously in July 1952 issues.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The New Adventures of Charlie Chan
  5. 4. ["How do you do, Senators..."]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. The Frontier Census-Taker!
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. Look Back at Bowling
  8. 7. The Taming of the Wild Bunch!
  9. 8. The Rocket Raiders!
    The Green Arrow
  10. 9. Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep, Dark Secret!"
    Buzzy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Craig Delich
  • Katie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Matthew Head
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
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  • Lou Mazzella
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