(February 1960)

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
1959-12-03
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 (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.


Secret of the Time Creature! (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]
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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) /

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

Secret of the Time-Creature (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]; Carter Nichols; Perry White
Synopsis
While Superman battles a flaming monster in the present, Batman and Robin, courtesy of Prof. Nichols time machine, venture to the past to find an alien device left as a defense against the creature.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Time travel story.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty / 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
Get a plumber, Shorty...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]

The Planeteer Film Star (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood
Synopsis
Tommy and Brent attempt to duplicate some of their space adventures for the sake of the movie cameras, but someone has sabotaged the stunts, putting the Planeteers back in harms way.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

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

Playful Pop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Colors
?
Letters
Phil Berube

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, Pop. This is an imitation of a train…
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Invisible Ally (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
adventure

The Menace of the Mole Men (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrowcar
Synopsis
Star City is being invaded by mole men from under the earth whose vehicle breaks ground near art museums and jewelry stores.
Reprints

Is This the End of Batman? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Space Shoes / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Time Creature!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Secret of the Time-Creature
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  5. 4. ["Get a plumber, Shorty..."]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  8. 7. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!"
    Superboy
  9. 8. The Planeteer Film Star
    Tommy Tomorrow
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["Listen, Pop. This is an imitation of a train…"]
    Playful Pop
  12. 11. The Invisible Ally
  13. 12. The Menace of the Mole Men
    The Green Arrow
  14. 13. Is This the End of Batman?
    Detective Comics
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Space Shoes
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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