(September 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
1965-07-22
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 (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #87 and copyright registration.

The Colossal Kids! (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 [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent / Kal-El]; Force Boy; Speed Kid
Reprints

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/).

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Colossal Kids! Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite (as Speed Kid); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lois Lane; Mr. Mxyzptlk (as Force Boy); Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent / Kal-El]; Perry White; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox; three unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
Two kids with super powers terrorize Metropolis and challenge Batman and Superman to figure out their secret.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; red kryptonite

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

[The Colossal Kids!] Part 2: The Magic of Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite (as Speed Kid); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Mr. Mxyzptlk (as Force Boy); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent / Kal-El]
Synopsis
Force Boy and Speed Kid's true identities are revealed.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batplane

Indexer Notes

This story states that the home dimensions of Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite are not the same.

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

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

100 Magnets (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Kat Gets Cooled! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Kat from AMT / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Showcase; Enemy Ace / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Weapons of Destiny (Table of Contents: 13)

Editors' Round Table / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Jack Schiff

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
A man with no memory is compelled to steal three weapons, but he doesn't know why. When he sees Professor Desmond on television, he senses he can solve the mystery. And he does, by telling the man he is artist Ted Thorn and he is to draw those weapons for the professor's latest book.
Reprints

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

Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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 (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nobody will come to our rally today...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
When the air conditioning at a big rally breaks down, Super-Turtle offers to cool the place by blowing cold air into the chimney. When a crowd races out of the auditorium, he remembers that he ate an onion for lunch.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jerrilee Vance, John Warner & Ben Lomand, Michael Liben, David Mendell, Vincent Krieg, Don Finley, Lewis Schrawyer, Jim Sammons, Thelma Brown, and Ted Lawrence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

Gerimex, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Colossal Kids!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. The Colossal Kids! Part 1
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["Join the fun with G.I. Joe!"]
    G.I. Joe [Hasbro]
  5. 4. ["Put your nose to the dot"]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle
  7. 6. Nature's Bill of Rights
  8. 7. [The Colossal Kids!] Part 2: The Magic of Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  9. 8. ["What do you have when you cut a Tootsie Pop in half?"]
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  10. 9. ["Be my guest at world's famous amusement park"]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  11. 10. 100 Magnets
    Magnets
  12. 11. The Kat Gets Cooled!
    The Kat from AMT
  13. 12. ["Readers -- why do you force Enemy Ace..."]
    Showcase; Enemy Ace
  14. 13. Weapons of Destiny
    Editors' Round Table
  15. 14. ["See Lois Lane challenge her rivals..."]
    Lois Lane
  16. 15. ["Fooey! Fooey! Chewy!"]
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  17. 16. ["Nobody will come to our rally today..."]
    Super-Turtle
  18. 17. ["Coming... super-attractions!"]
    Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Action Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  20. 19. ["10 issues of World's Finest for only $1.00"]
  21. 20. ["Get your official Mets wrist watch..."]
    Gerimex, Inc.
  22. 21. ["Friend, dare you risk a dime..."]
    American Body Building Club
  23. 22. Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac
    Wen-Mac
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