(April-May 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-02-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #52 and copyright registration.

Doom of the Star Diamond! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]]
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Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Original indexer credited Mike Sekowsky and Bernard Sachs.

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

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

Doom of the Star Diamond (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 25.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Snapper Carr; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (joins)]; Carthan (villain); Xandor
Synopsis
Carthan, banished from his homeworld Dryanna to Earth by his ruler Xandor, attempts to contact the Justice League for help but cannot do so directly. He activates three machines of destruction that hold him to Earth and takes Green Arrow hostage, hoping that the Justice League can deactivate the machines and free him.
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Indexer Notes

Adam Strange and Hawkman were also considered for League membership, but Green Arrow was ultimately selected.

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story in five chapters of 7 pages, 5 pages, 4 pages, 4 pages, and 5.67 pages.

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 7 and page 8 of the main story sequence.

Diamonds of Destiny! (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 20 of the main story sequence.

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

The JLA Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the 2 pages immediately preceding page 21 of the main story sequence.

Includes a letter from Roy Thomas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doom of the Star Diamond!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Doom of the Star Diamond
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  5. 4. Diamonds of Destiny!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; The Flash
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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