(December 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
1960-10-20
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.


Captives of the Space Globes! (Table of Contents)

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

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/).

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captives of the Space Globes (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 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]; Alba (from the planet Zoron); Baxian aliens; Anthkar (monster); Chorn (Baxian leader)
Synopsis
Alba takes Batman, Robin and Superman to his planet to help rid it of alien invaders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks.

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration of the Rights of a Child."

Indexer Notes

Credits from a list by Lionel English.

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

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

The Human Space Dragon (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Brent Wood

Mechanical Monsters on the Loose! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Jail Jests / 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
Whew! What hard work...
Genre
humor

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Invisible Clue (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Green Arrow's Alien Ally (Table of Contents: 10)

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]; Van-Jon from the Planet of Two Suns (intro); Arrowcave; Arrowcar; Ankov (villain)
Synopsis
Green Arrow helps a pixie sized cop from another world capture a (too him) giant criminal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captives of the Space Globes!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Captives of the Space Globes
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Children of Tomorrow!
  5. 4. ["The next Giant Superman annual..."]
    Giant Superman
  6. 5. The Human Space Dragon
    Tommy Tomorrow
  7. 6. Mechanical Monsters on the Loose!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  8. 7. ["Whew! What hard work..."]
    Jail Jests
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  10. 9. Invisible Clue
  11. 10. Green Arrow's Alien Ally
    The Green Arrow
  12. 11. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
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