(May 1959)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale date
1959-03-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff; 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.

Some information for this index from Ed Boner.


Menace of the Atom Master! (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
Atom Master; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed originally listed Jack Burnley inks. 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) /

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

The Menace of the Atom-Master (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane (cameo); Atom Master (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Atom-Master has developed the means to create giant illusions which begin to panic Metropolis and Gotham City, distracting Superman and Batman. Meanwhile, his men are able to steal enough to give him the funds to improve his machine so that he can create physical objects with his thoughts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Craig Delich, who previously credited Dick Sprang, based on information from Sprang and Moldoff.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Man Who Conquered Time! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 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 don't think I'll wear my new suit...
Genre
humor

The Amazing Stand at Fort Scarecrow (Table of Contents: 7)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Dan Hunter
Synopsis
Learning of a planned Indian attack on a Fort whose soldiers are away, Tomahawk and the civilians "man" the fort with scarecrow soldiers.

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

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

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

Fun Shop / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What goes by in a matter of minutes?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Top half of page from source indicated. Source of bottom half unidentified.

[Tomahawk #62] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / 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
Pete, your piano teacher will be here soon...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Calling All Pilots (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Battle of the Useless Inventions (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Ed Herron ?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor; Colonel; Mr. Vention (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. Vention is buying up "useless" inventions that he then uses for his robberies.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow-Car

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Atom Master!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Menace of the Atom-Master
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Man Who Conquered Time!
    Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  6. 5. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  7. 6. ["I don't think I'll wear my new suit..."]
    Ollie
  8. 7. The Amazing Stand at Fort Scarecrow
    Tomahawk
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["What goes by in a matter of minutes?"]
    Fun Shop
  11. 10. [Tomahawk #62]
    Tomahawk
  12. 11. ["Pete, your piano teacher will be here soon..."]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. Calling All Pilots
  14. 13. The Battle of the Useless Inventions
    The Green Arrow
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The Audubon Nature Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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