(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 and Robin / 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. 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 Menace of Superman's Pet (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / 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]; Gleek [Superman's pet]; 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.

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

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

What's Wrong Here? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents: 5)

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: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Spy in the Arrow-Cave (Table of Contents: 7)

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]; 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Fantastic One-Man Army (Table of Contents: 9)

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.

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.5 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'll have a bowl of soup!
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: 11) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Planeteer Bandit (Table of Contents: 12)

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: 13) (Expand) /

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

Frontier Cabin (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Age of the Dinosaurs (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace of Superman's Pet!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  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 and Robin
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  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
    The 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 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. ["Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men!"]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. The Age of the Dinosaurs
    The Audubon Nature Program
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