(August 1962)

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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
1962-06-07
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 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 ad in Detective Comics #305 and copyright registration.


The Sorcerer from the Stars! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Mike Tiefenbacher, and Bob Hughes. Pat Lang and Craig Delich credit Jim Mooney. 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) /

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

The Sorcerer from the Stars (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zerno the Sorceror from Y'Bar; Sborg; Commissioner Gordon; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
An alien criminal comes to Earth to steal worthless minerals and weapons to sell for profit on his homeworld.
Reprints

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

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

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

Previously appeared in August 1962 issues.

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

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

Aquaman's Finny Commandos (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Captain Rader; Mike (Rader's henchman); Pete (Rader's Henchman)
Synopsis
Aquaman and Aqualad are teaching their fish friends new tricks to help capture Captain Rader, but Captain Rader has a spy who informs him of all the new tricks.
Reprints

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

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

[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)

T.N.T. Daredevils (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Green Arrow's Secret Partner (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Terry Burns; Arrow-Plane; Green Arrow Fan Club; Arrow-Car
Synopsis
Terry Burns, a member of the Green Arrow Fan Club, helps Green Arrow and Speedy catch bank robbers that are equipped with Jet Packs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

You Must Not Miss These Great Issues! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sorcerer from the Stars!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. The Sorcerer from the Stars
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["Boys and girls..."]
  5. 4. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual
  7. 6. Aquaman's Finny Commandos
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Comicpac
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. T.N.T. Daredevils
  12. 11. Green Arrow's Secret Partner
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. You Must Not Miss These Great Issues!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
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