(June 1961)

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
1961-04-18
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); George Kashdan (associate)
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.


The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
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/).

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.67 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]; Vathgar (Alien from Xeron); Skran (Alien beast)
Synopsis
A mysterious ray makes Superman disappear and he is replaced with an invulnerable alien beast.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed contends that Paris did the inks.

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

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

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

Homer / comic story / 1 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
You'll never sink it, Homer.
Genre
humor

The Readers' Choice! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Parents Have Rights, Too! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

The Court-Martial of Tommy Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Justice League of America; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Sign in the Sand (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of Miss Arrowette (Table of Contents: 11)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Miss Arrowette [Bonnie King]; Police Chief; Eddie; Arrowplane
Synopsis
Miss Arrowette returns to active duty when she determines that something has happened to Green Arrow and Speedy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Detective Comics; Batman
  5. 4. ["You'll never sink it, Homer."]
    Homer
  6. 5. The Readers' Choice!
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad
  7. 6. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  8. 7. The Court-Martial of Tommy Tomorrow
    Tommy Tomorrow
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    Justice League of America; Green Lantern
  10. 9. Sign in the Sand
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Return of Miss Arrowette
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
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