(September 1958)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, May, July and November
On-sale date
1958-07-17
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

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Super-Foes from Planet X! (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
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Foes from Planet X (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman / 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]; Solar Sponge; Storm Top; Crawler; J-47 (robot)
Synopsis
Aliens from another planet have used robots for so long that they have forgotten how to think and work for themselves. When their robots begin to deactivate, they test Superman, Batman and Robin against natural threats on their planet so they can see how to defeat those same menaces themselves.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Know Your Pet! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)
Synopsis
Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 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 glad I got this job as usher on Saturdays!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Tomahawk's Pony Partner (Table of Contents: 7)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Reprints

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What? You got a new convertible?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

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

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

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hitting the Starry Trail (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Five Clues to Danger (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrowplane; Arrowcar; Professor Anderson
Synopsis
Gangsters abduct Prof. Anderson to find out his secret of making artificial diamonds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

World's Finest #'s 96-99 feature art by Kirby concurrent with his work in Adventure Comics. As noted by Jack, Roz assisted him in spotting blacks.

Green Arrow wears green hat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Foes from Planet X!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Super-Foes from Planet X
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Know Your Pet!
  6. 5. ["I'm glad I got this job as usher on Saturdays!"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  8. 7. Tomahawk's Pony Partner
    Tomahawk
  9. 8. ["What? You got a new convertible?"]
    Peg
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  12. 11. Hitting the Starry Trail
  13. 12. Five Clues to Danger
    The Green Arrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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