(July 1962)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-05-24
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 (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Rip Hunter ... Time Master #9 and copyright registration.


Targets of the Alien Z-Ray! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Targets of the Alien Z-Ray (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rusty; Knuckles; Hydro; Goga; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
Escaping bank robbers stumble on aliens and demand their help to kill Batman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Bob Hughes and confirmed by Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/.

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

Batman; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's him warden. I think he's just the man you want!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis
Reprints

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

Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Ink-Filled Weapon (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

J'onn J'onzz Vs. Futureman (Table of Contents: 7)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Diane Meade; Capt Harding; Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]
Synopsis
A future policeman traces a Martian criminal back to the 20th century and mistakes the Manhunter for his quarry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Says... "Be a Good Citizen!" (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Strange Laws / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This one's too small...
Genre
humor; non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four individual cartoon panels of strange laws.

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Targets of the Alien Z-Ray!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. Targets of the Alien Z-Ray
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  5. 4. ["That's him warden. I think he's just the man you want!"]
    Warden Willis
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual
  7. 6. The Ink-Filled Weapon
  8. 7. J'onn J'onzz Vs. Futureman
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. Superman Says... "Be a Good Citizen!"
    Superman
  12. 11. ["For the very best..."]
    Tomahawk; Blackhawk
  13. 12. ["This one's too small..."]
    Strange Laws
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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