(May-June 1958)

DC, 1941 Series
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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)

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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
Pat Gordon

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
Joe Giella (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

[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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
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.
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