(September 1960)

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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:
1960-07-19
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 as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1960, page 361, registration number B847920.


The Menace of Superman's Pet! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Craig Delich and Pat Lang contend that Sheldon Moldoff was the inker (February 2005).
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/).

[The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Menace of Superman's Pet (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Wreckers (gang of robbers)
Synopsis:
While traveling thru space Superman picks up a small creature. When he returns to Earth the new "pet" causes problems for Superman, Batman and Robin while they are trying to catch a group of criminals called The Wreckers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed say Charles Paris inks.

[This famous symbol is your guarantee] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

What's Wrong Here? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Public service announcement that ran in the July 1960 (cover dates September and October) issues of DC Comics.

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

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

The Spy In The Arrow-Cave (Table of Contents)

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]; Arrow-Cave; Flint Morgan (intro); Mike Bancroft; Bancroft Gang
Synopsis:
An escaped convict hides out in Green Arrow's secret Arrow-Cave.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Arrowcar

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Fantastic One-Man Army (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Woodson; Jose; tribal chief
Synopsis:
A hunter in the Brazilian jungle is confronted by native warriors.

["I'll have a bowl of soup!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie; restaurant patron; chef
Synopsis:
Ollie takes a man's order for soup.

Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Planeteer Bandit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Col. Tommy Tomorrow; Capt. Brent Wood; Senator; Synar
Synopsis:
Tomorrow battles Saturnian raiders while Brent suffers from amnesia.

Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Frontier Cabin (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

204 Revoltionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Win a Beautiful Signet Ring] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[The Age of the Dinosaurs] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

National Audubon Society / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace of Superman's Pet!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Menace of Superman's Pet
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. [This famous symbol is your guarantee]
    Batman
  5. 4. What's Wrong Here?
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  6. 5. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  7. 6. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Spy In The Arrow-Cave
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Superman; Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. The Fantastic One-Man Army
  11. 10. ["I'll have a bowl of soup!"]
    Ollie
  12. 11. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. The Planeteer Bandit
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth
  15. 14. Frontier Cabin
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. 204 Revoltionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [Win a Beautiful Signet Ring]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [The Age of the Dinosaurs]
    National Audubon Society
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