(November 1963)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date
1963-09-12
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 copyright registration.


Superman's Secret Master! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit per Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Mike Tiefenbacher, and Bob Hughes. Craig Delich and Pat Lang credits pencils to 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) /

Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Secret Master! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 15.34 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Perry White (Cameo); Superman robot; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
After Superman returns from a space mission he seems to turn evil and align himself with Luthor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two chapters of 7.67 pages each.

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Homer / comic story / 0.5 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
I think I've got it this time, Homer.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of "Superman's Secret Master!"

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

102 Ships of All Nations / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Drive to Win! (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Day Aquaman Lost His Powers (Table of Contents: 13)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aqualad; Captain Toby
Synopsis
The contents of a mysterious urn seem to sap Aquaman of his power to live under water and control fish.
Reprints

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

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

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 15)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

132 Roman Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Bodybuilding Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Your Own Monsters (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Secret Master!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia
  3. 2. Superman's Secret Master!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual!
    Giant Flash Annual
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  7. 6. ["I think I've got it this time, Homer."]
    Homer
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  11. 10. Drive to Win!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  14. 13. The Day Aquaman Lost His Powers
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. Your United Nations at Work
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    132 Roman Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  19. 18. Make Your Own Monsters
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
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