(August 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-06-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman Annual #1 and copyright registration.

The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Bruce Wayne; Superman; Batman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [also appears as Clark Kent]; Bruce Wayne [Flying Fox]; Lana Lang; Thomas Wayne; Martha Wayne; Robin (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The Wayne family moves to Smallville and young Bruce Wayne assumes the identity of the Flying Fox, helping Superboy fight crime.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite; Superboy's Time Telescope

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

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
George Papp ? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Peter Duncan; Janice Hubbard; Sal Catalano; Ed Stiles; Jerome Bertram; Fred Farrar; Laura Greene; Louis Amour; Craig Newton; Collins Nix; Eli Haver

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Champion of the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Janu; Kid Grey, Bess Grey; Puffy Morgan
Synopsis
Congo Bill and his gorilla alter ego help a boxer regain his self-confidence in the ring.

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 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
Don't forget, the one who makes the biggest catch...
Genre
humor; children

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

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

The Interplanetary Mission! (Table of Contents: 8)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]
Synopsis
Crooks dress up as space aliens trying to convince Aquaman to retrieve an object from the ocean floor.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  5. 4. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  6. 5. Champion of the World!
    Congorilla
  7. 6. ["Don't forget, the one who makes the biggest catch..."]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. The Interplanetary Mission!
    Aquaman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Youth Sales Club
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