(August 1964)

DC, 1960 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:
1964-06-11
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:
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Crisis on Earth-Three! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Fate; Starman; Black Canary; Hawkman (Earth 2); Dr. Mid-Nite; Wonder Woman; Batman; The Flash; Superman; Green Lantern
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Crisis on Earth-Three! (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Hawkman [Carter Hall] (Earth-2); Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance] (Earth-2); Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson; Nabu] (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider] (Earth-2); Starman [Ted Knight] (Earth-2); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (Earth-2); Atom [Al Pratt] (Earth-2); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (Earth-2)]; Crime Syndicate of America [Power Ring (Earth-3, introduction); Johnny Quick (Earth-3, introduction); Owlman (Earth-3, introduction); Superwoman (Earth-3, introduction); Ultraman (Earth-3, introduction)]; Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen] (Earth-1); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Earth-1); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (Earth-1); Aquaman (Earth-1); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (Earth-1); Snapper Carr (Earth-1)]; Christopher Columbus (Earth-3, cameo); Abraham Lincoln (Earth-3, cameo); President John Wilkes Booth (Earth-3, cameo); George Washington (Earth-3, cameo); General Cornwallis (Earth-3, cameo)
Synopsis:
The Crime Syndicate is so bored of life on their Earth as supreme villains, designated as Earth-3, that they come to the JLA's Earth for a new challenge after Ultraman accidentally discovers it when exposed to Green Kryptonite (which gives him a new power with every exposure to it). Just as it looks like the JLA has the upper hand, the Crime Syndicate teleports them to Earth-3, where they have the advantage. To secure a level battlefield the Crime Syndicate plans to go to the Earth-2 and eliminate the JSA.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Earth-3; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives. Story continues in next issue. Story across 24 pages in three chapters of 6.67 pages, 11.67 pages, and 4.67 pages.

Brief history of Earth-3 also given in this issue, where history ran a reverse course (e.g.- Columbus, an American discovers England and Europe; The English win their war of independence from America; John Wilkes Booth is U.S. President and assassinated by actor Abraham Lincoln), hence why super-powered persons are evil on this earth. Earth-3 also named this issue and introduction of the Crime Syndicate.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How's Trix? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Trix / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Scienti-Fact / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Although not apparent to the naked eye...
Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 14 and page 15 of the main story sequence.

What Makes a Tootsie Pop So Special? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

L. C. Leprechaun (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence. Letters from Paul Feola, Patricia Husick, Connie Beane.

You Can Have Hours and Hours of Fun with Silly Putty (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

100 pc. Toy Soldiers Set $1.25 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

132 pc. Roman Soldiers Set Only $1.98 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers Set Only $1.98 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You! Or a Big 50¢ Profit for Each Box You Sell (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys, Girls, Men, Women If You Know Just 20 People... (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crisis on Earth-Three!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. ["Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  3. 2. Crisis on Earth-Three!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. ["Long time! Long time! Chewy chewy Tootsie Roll lasts a long time!"]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of Justice League..."]
  6. 5. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
  7. 6. How's Trix?
    Trix
  8. 7. ["Although not apparent to the naked eye..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  9. 8. What Makes a Tootsie Pop So Special?
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. L. C. Leprechaun
    Lucky Charms
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
  12. 11. You Can Have Hours and Hours of Fun with Silly Putty
    Silly Putty
  13. 12. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. 100 pc. Toy Soldiers Set $1.25
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. 132 pc. Roman Soldiers Set Only $1.98
    Roman War Soldiers
  16. 15. 204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers Set Only $1.98
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You! Or a Big 50¢ Profit for Each Box You Sell
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. Boys, Girls, Men, Women If You Know Just 20 People...
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • john cruz
  • Matthew Head
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross