(October 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
1958-08-26
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 Day Superman Betrayed Batman! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Day Superman Betrayed Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; also as Professor Milo]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Commissioner Gordon; The Condor Gang [Blinky; Condor [John Titus]]; Ace Logan; Scott Forest; Billy Forest
Synopsis
The Condor Gang frames Batman for taking a bribe to let a criminal escape. Superman is forced to arrest Batman and Robin and then spends his time trying to prove their innocence, giving the Condor Gang a chance to start a crime spree.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed incorrectly list Paris inks. Superman's masquerade as Prof. Milo noted by Kurt Mitchell via a GCD error report.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lost -- A Free Education! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Pete / 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
Today we will study about Christopher Columbus!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Strange Journal of Old Blue Jay! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Dan Hunter
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Block Buster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They call 'em the weaker sex!
Reprints

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

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

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
5554
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is coming along fine!
Genre
humor

The Goblin That Got Away (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Table of Contents: 14)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]
Synopsis
Crooks are using a mechanical octopus to commit robberies.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow-Plane; Arrowcar

Indexer Notes

Per info in various interviews, Roz assisted Kirby in spotting blacks.

Green Arrow wears a green hat.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Do You Know the Legend of Superman?
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. Lost -- A Free Education!
    Binky
  7. 6. ["Today we will study about Christopher Columbus!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  9. 8. The Strange Journal of Old Blue Jay!
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. ["They call 'em the weaker sex!"]
    Block Buster
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. ["This is coming along fine!"]
    Ollie
  14. 13. The Goblin That Got Away
  15. 14. The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus
    The Green Arrow
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Giant Dinosaurs
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  19. 18. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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