(June 1965)

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
1965-04-29
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 #85 and copyright registration.


Duel of the Super-Gamblers (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Commisoner Gordon; Robin; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Supergirl; Lois Lane; Pete Ross
Reprints
Keywords
dart

Indexer Notes

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/).

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. This PSA appeared in most DC issues dated May 1952.

Part I: The Super-Gamble with Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Galactic Gamblers [Rokk; Sorban]; Robin (cameo); Carson
Synopsis
Rokk and Sorban come to Earth in disguise and open a gambling den. When Batman tries to win back money a friend of his lost there, he ends up being transported to Ventura, the Gambler's planet. And Superman has to go there to win him back!
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batplane; blackjack; gambling; poker; roulette wheel; slot machine

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

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

Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Duel of the Super-Gamblers! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Rokk; Sorban; Lurala; Hargo
Synopsis
Superman is forced to gamble for Batman's life, and Earth itself!
Reprints
Keywords
gambling

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

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

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The One-Ape Circus! (Table of Contents: 9)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Janu; Nell Saxon
Synopsis
A beautiful girl kipnaps Congorilla for a circus act.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Surprise Feature

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

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

80 Page Giant; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

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

Honey in Hollywood / 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
Mercy! Don't use that ash tray!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Duel of the Super-Gamblers
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Part I: The Super-Gamble with Doom!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach!
    AMT
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. Part II: The Duel of the Super-Gamblers!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  10. 9. The One-Ape Circus!
    Congorilla
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  14. 13. ["Mercy! Don't use that ash tray!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Charms
  16. 15. 10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Famous Artists Schools
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