(August 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
1960-06-07
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.


Superman's Secret Kingdom! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
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)

Superman's Secret Kingdom (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]; Floyd Frisby
Synopsis
The force of a volcanic eruption gives Superman amnesia. He finds himself in a forgotten Aztec city and becomes the king of the inhabitants. When Batman and Robin go in search of him, they find the criminal Floyd Frisby who tries to convince Superman that Batman and Robin are really criminals.
Reprints

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

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

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

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
Looks like we're out of gas!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ollie
Synopsis
Ollie keeps the brake on while his two friends push his car uphill.

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

Showcase; Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Hermit of Titan (Table of Contents: 6)

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 have to face the wrath of Saturnian jungle natives to bring a runaway Earthman criminal to justice.
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Crisis in the Cockpit (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Joe Barry; Harry Simms; Marcus Lapham; Sally
Synopsis
Stewardess Sally foils a highjacking with chocolate covered marshmallow cookies.

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

Picture Math / 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
Old clothes are usually this way!
Synopsis
Add and subtract letters of the items pictured to spell answer to title question.

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

Bebe / 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
This world we live in is full of great wonders!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bebe
Synopsis
Young schoolgirl Bebe explains how an electric light works.
Reprints

Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman explains to a couple of boys how refugees need a "friendly hand" to help find new homes.
Reprints

The Crimes of the Clock King (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]; Clock King (intro, villain)
Synopsis
The Clock King is successful in a series of crimes, besting Green Arrow and Speedy, until he traps them in his headquarters, where the archers escape his trap and capture The Clock King.
Reprints
Keywords
Police officers

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

Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown / 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) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

American Youth Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Secret Kingdom!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Superman's Secret Kingdom
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  5. 4. ["Looks like we're out of gas!"]
    Ollie
  6. 5. ["Shake hands with a shark!"]
    Showcase; Sea Devils
  7. 6. The Hermit of Titan
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Crisis in the Cockpit
  10. 9. ["Old clothes are usually this way!"]
    Picture Math
  11. 10. ["This world we live in is full of great wonders!"]
    Bebe
  12. 11. Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!"
    Superman
  13. 12. The Crimes of the Clock King
    The Green Arrow
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Youth Sales Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
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