(August 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
1965-06-10
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 copyright registration.


The Infinite Evolutions of Superman and Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Cary Bates (design); Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman
Reprints
Keywords
train

Indexer Notes

Robin does not appear.

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/).

Summer at Home Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Hank has to stay in the city instead of visiting his friend in the country, but he learns there are a lot of fun things to do right in his city.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Part I: The Infinite Evolutions of Batman and Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Cary Bates (plot); Edmond Hamilton (script)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman robot; Perry White; Ral-Than (introduction, flashback); Krypto; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Batman uses a Kryptonian evolution machine to evolve himself but becomes jealous of Superman and turns him into a caveman.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; caveman; Fortress of Solitude; kryptonite; time travel; train

Indexer Notes

credits confirmed by Cary Bates

Flight of the P-26 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Build Prrrrfect Models (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)

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

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got to keep in trim...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
Super-Turtle tries to keep trim by flying into the sky and zooming down, burrowing underground. He discovers a stack of gold bars, assuming they were buried by crooks, but then realizes he has breached Fort Knox.
Reprints

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

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

Well Worth Digging For... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

How's Trix?; Trix / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Time Trips of the Terrific Trio (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman and Batman / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Part II: The Caveman Superman versus the Future Batman! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates (plot); Ed Hamilton (script)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Krypto; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis
Caveman Superman chases Batman into the future and then takes him to prehistoric times.
Reprints
Keywords
cavemen; glyptodon; mastodon; megatherium; saber-tooth tiger; time travel; woolly mammoth

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan ? (illustration)
Inks
George Klein (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Congorilla's Last Stand! (Table of Contents: 15)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Janu the Jungle Boy; Congo Bill [Congorilla]
Synopsis
Congo Bill runs berserk when he accidentally rubs his ring and switches places with Congorilla while in the middle of a town.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Surprise Feature

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

80-Page Giant; Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Cocoa Puffs / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Infinite Evolutions of Superman and Batman!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Summer at Home Can Be Fun!
  3. 2. Part I: The Infinite Evolutions of Batman and Superman!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Flight of the P-26
    Wen-Mac
  5. 4. How to Build Prrrrfect Models
    AMT
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["I've got to keep in trim..."]
    Super-Turtle
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Well Worth Digging For...
    How's Trix?; Trix
  10. 9. Time Trips of the Terrific Trio
    Superman and Batman
  11. 10. Part II: The Caveman Superman versus the Future Batman!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  16. 15. Congorilla's Last Stand!
    Congorilla
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    80-Page Giant; Jimmy Olsen
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  19. 18. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up!
    Cocoa Puffs
  20. 19. 10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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