(June 1963)

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
1963-04-18
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
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

Due to cut in story pages, now only two features per issue, so Green Arrow and Aquaman begin alternating.

On-sale date from ad in Blackhawk #185 and copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (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
Band of Super-Villains; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Mike Tiefenbacher, and Bob Hughes. Craig Delich and Pat Lang credit Jim Mooney as the artist. 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/).

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Previously in August 1962 issues.

The Band of Super-Villains (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Perry White (cameo); Merman (introduction); Astro (introduction); Alfred (cameo); Ace the Bat-Hound (cameo); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
An alien gives three criminals belts that give them super powers. These belts, unknown to the users, change the atmosphere of Earth to something suiting the alien.
Reprints

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

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew! What a tough job shoveling the walk!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Weird Whistlers of La Gomera (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of the Missing Inventors! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Miss Arrowette [Bonnie King] (last Silver Age appearance); Prof. Rankin; Dr. Forsythe; Arrow-Plane; Arrow-Car
Synopsis
Green Arrow, Speedy and Miss Arrowette must stop a gang from stealing an anti-gravity machine and the destructive Z-Ray.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Showcase Presents Green Arrow.

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

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

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. The Band of Super-Villains
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  6. 5. ["Whew! What a tough job shoveling the walk!"]
    Ollie
  7. 6. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. The Weird Whistlers of La Gomera
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. The Swing Is to DC!
  13. 12. The Mystery of the Missing Inventors!
    The Green Arrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  17. 16. ["Hi! Boys and girls..."]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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