(November 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
1959-09-01
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.


The Alien Superman! (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

Indexer Notes

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) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Alien Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.67 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]; Perry White (cameo); The Joker (Cameo, Flashback); Midge Martin (gang boss); Khalex (alien)
Synopsis
Superman suddenly spins a cocoon around himself and then emerges as an alien version of himself, with no memories of his past.
Reprints

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

It Happened in Illinois (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kubert
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

New Stars for "Old Glory" (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

The Reckless Rookie! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the greatest machine in the world, Ollie!
Genre
humor

Desert Dead-End (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Mighty Mr. Miniature (Table of Contents: 10)

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]; Mr. Miniature (introduction)
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy must stop Mr. Miniature, who uses toys to help him in his crimes.
Reprints

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

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
This doesn't pay!
Reprints

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

The Golden Gun / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Alien Superman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Alien Superman
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  5. 4. It Happened in Illinois
  6. 5. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  7. 6. The Reckless Rookie!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets
  9. 8. ["This is the greatest machine in the world, Ollie!"]
    Ollie
  10. 9. Desert Dead-End
  11. 10. The Mighty Mr. Miniature
    The Green Arrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tomahawk
  13. 12. ["This doesn't pay!"]
    Block Buster
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Golden Gun
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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