(December 1961)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale date
1961-10-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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 Capture of Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Bob Hughes, and Mike Tiefenbacher credit the art to Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff; Craig Delich and Pat Lang credit Jim Mooney and Moldoff. 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) /

Art Instruction Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Capture of Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant Green Arrow statue; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
Klor of Belvos comes to Earth and demands Batman help him capture the dangerous space criminal Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed previously credited the inks to Jim Mooney.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

People Are People! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

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

The Planeteers' Alien Allies (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Brent Wood

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Doctor Rocket / 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
Today we'll test the maneuverability of this missile!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Patches of Pride (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff (uncredited)
Letters
typeset

The Booby-Trap Bandits (Table of Contents: 11)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Booby-Trap Bandits
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy catch the Booby-Trap Bandits.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowcar

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Capture of Superman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Art Instruction Schools
  3. 2. The Capture of Superman
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. People Are People!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  7. 6. The Planeteers' Alien Allies
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. ["Today we'll test the maneuverability of this missile!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. Patches of Pride
  12. 11. The Booby-Trap Bandits
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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