(December 1964)

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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:
1964-10-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
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 Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #81 and copyright registration.


Batman, Son of Krypton! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues the trend of no Robin on the cover.

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/).

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also appears in December 1960 issues.

[Part I] Batman, Son of Krypton! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Supergirl; Jor-El (flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Thomas Ellison; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox]
Synopsis:
Batman discovers he seems to have memories of living on Krypton as a baby!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Dad, I'm in the school band...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Destroyer of Krypton (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Thomas Ellison; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis:
An Earth scientist believes he is responsible for the destruction of the planet Krypton.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave; Batplane; gold kryptonite

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cape and Cowl Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contains letter from Frank Brunner.

The Unknown Super-Deeds! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superboy (actually a Superman story); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
Bored one summer afternoon, Superboy performs three seemingly insignificant super-feats, never knowing he performed them for three people who one day will be very important to him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Surprise Feature

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

80 Page Giant; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman, Son of Krypton!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. [Part I] Batman, Son of Krypton!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  6. 5. ["Dad, I'm in the school band..."]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  8. 7. Part II: The Destroyer of Krypton
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho
  11. 10. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  13. 12. The Unknown Super-Deeds!
    Superman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Batman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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