(December 1962-January 1963)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-10-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Challenge of the Headless Baseball Team! (Table of Contents)

Strange Sports Stories / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

Giella inks per Nick Caputo. We previously credited Murphy Anderson.

["Hi, everybody!"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Challenge of the Headless Baseball Team! (Table of Contents: 2)

Strange Sports Stories / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
sports
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

The Sports Arena / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Goliath of the Gridiron! (Table of Contents: 6)

Strange Sports Stories / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In two parts of 5.67 pages each.

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

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

Curve Ball Science (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately after page 6 of the previous story sequence.

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (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

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately before page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Schwinn Hollywood / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Challenge of the Headless Baseball Team!
    Strange Sports Stories
  2. 1. ["Hi, everybody!"]
  3. 2. Challenge of the Headless Baseball Team!
    Strange Sports Stories
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Sports Arena
  7. 6. Goliath of the Gridiron!
    Strange Sports Stories
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. Curve Ball Science
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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