(August 1963)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthy, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date
1963-06-13
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

On-sale date from ad in Batman Annual #5 and copyright registration.


The Menace of the Future Man! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Mike Tiefenbacher and Bob Hughes. Craig Delich and Pat Lang say Mooney.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The World of Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Menace of the Future Man (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Future Man [Rak Durr] (introduction); Carter Nichols; Thor; Alfred; Ace; Superman robot; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jon Durr; Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis
Superman and Batman chase the mysterious time-traveling Future Man into the future and the past. The Future Man combines kryptonite with Thor's hammer to create a future weapon.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Kryptonite; Whirly-Bats

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich and Pat Lang. This is Dick Sprang's last story. Bob Klein and Gene Reed say Charles Paris inks.

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Buck Skinner / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This critter's been running loose in this area.
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Mr. Green; Mrs. Green; the 2 Green children; Terry (the Greens' dog)
Synopsis
Terry relates all the results of poor planning by Mr. Green on his last vacation.

Indexer Notes

Previously in October 1957 issues.

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Giant Lois Lane 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)

Undersea Daredevils (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Creatures That Conquered Aquaman (Table of Contents: 11)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aqualad; Lador
Synopsis
An alien scientist is forced to do the bidding of criminals.
Reprints

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / 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) /

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace of the Future Man!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. Menace of the Future Man
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Giant Superman Annual
  5. 4. ["This critter's been running loose in this area."]
    Buck Skinner
  6. 5. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  9. 8. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Giant Lois Lane Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. Undersea Daredevils
  12. 11. The Creatures That Conquered Aquaman
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  13. 12. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
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