(May 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:
1960-03-03
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.


The Bewitched Batman! (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) /

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

The Bewitched Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dumpy Evans (villain, petty crook); Beetles Bragan (villain; Fangan the Sorcerer (villain, flashback, death)
Synopsis:
While in England attending a convention, Batman stumbles into an ancient cave's "booby trap" set up years before by a sorcerer named Fangan. Robin appeals to Superman for help, as Batman believes that if he doesn't carry out Fangan's commands, he will perish.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batplane; Fortress of Solitude; Gotham City; Gotham City Hall; Metropolis; Tarning Scientific Glass Works Company

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

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

Granny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
No Smoking
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Amazing Asteroid Hideout (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Batman; Detective Comics / 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'd better take the car down to the garage!
Genre:
humor

Birds of Guilt (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Prisoners of the Giant Bubble (Table of Contents: 10)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow Plane; Arrow Cave; Bubble Band (intro)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy must stop a gang that is using electronic bubbles to escape after robberies.
Reprints:

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

The Science Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bewitched Batman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Bewitched Batman
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  5. 4. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  6. 5. ["No Smoking"]
    Granny
  7. 6. The Amazing Asteroid Hideout
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  9. 8. ["I'd better take the car down to the garage!"]
    Ollie
  10. 9. Birds of Guilt
  11. 10. Prisoners of the Giant Bubble
    The Green Arrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Science Program
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