(December 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
1959-10-20
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Duplicate Man! (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
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Duplicate Man (villain)
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/).

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Duplicate Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Duplicate Man; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Perry White
Synopsis
The Duplicate Man can split into two copies of himself, allowing him to rob to locations at once. If one version is caught, it can be recalled by the other version, thus avoiding capture. Until Superman and Batman come up with a plan to stop him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 9, the last panel, the art on the figures of Batman & Robin appears to be that of Sheldon Moldoff alone....NO Dick Sprang.

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Atom Servant of Man (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're on this small island...
Genre
humor

The Planeteer Bodyguards! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Brent Wood; Prof Nojax; Y'mmor

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes; we formerly credited Otto Binder

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait, I'll ask my dad!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Caper in the Clouds (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Crimes of the Pneumatic Man (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Pneumatic Man (intro); Arrowcar
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy stop the Pneumatic Man and his air-powered gadgets.
Reprints

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Duplicate Man!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Duplicate Man
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  5. 4. The Atom Servant of Man
  6. 5. ["We're on this small island..."]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. The Planeteer Bodyguards!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  9. 8. ["Wait, I'll ask my dad!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  12. 11. Caper in the Clouds
  13. 12. The Crimes of the Pneumatic Man
    The Green Arrow
  14. 13. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Phil Hart
  • Craig Delich
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