(December 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:
1963-10-22
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 #160 and copyright registration.


Secret of the Captured Cavemen! (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:
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 credit 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/).

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Captive Cavemen (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:
Professor Carter Nichols; General Grote; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis:
Batman, Robin and Superman chase a mysterious alien into the prehistoric past.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

time travel story

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

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

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

Little Pete / 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:
Dad, I hit a home run and broke up the ball game!
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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

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

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Two Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Build Your Own Universe (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

The Secret Face of Funny-Arrow! (Table of Contents: 9)

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]; Funny-Arrow; Halley; Danton
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy must determine who is pulling robberies as Funny-Arrow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Compare to story in World's Finest Comics #100.

2 Big Stories in Every Issue... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Missed him!
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Captured Cavemen!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Secret of the Captive Cavemen
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  5. 4. ["Dad, I hit a home run and broke up the ball game!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  7. 6. Two Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  8. 7. Build Your Own Universe
  9. 8. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  10. 9. The Secret Face of Funny-Arrow!
    The Green Arrow
  11. 10. 2 Big Stories in Every Issue...
    Detective Comics
  12. 11. ["Missed him!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  18. 17. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-rama
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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