(October-November 1965)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-08-26
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
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Hawkman #10 and copyright registration.


Big Super-Hero Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Starman; Black Canary / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Huntress [Paula Brooks]; Sportsmaster [Crusher Crock]; Wildcat [Ted Grant] (inset)
Reprints

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

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

The Big Super-Hero Hunt (Table of Contents: 2)

Starman; Black Canary / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox [as Gardner Fox] (signed)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Larry Lance; Wildcat [Ted Grant] (revival); the Huntress [Paula Brooks]; the Sportsmaster [Crusher Crock]
Synopsis
The Sportsmaster appears on the scene and steals the famed Parker Trophy, leaving Black Canary, who, along with her men, were assigned to protect it, to get it back. At the same time, Starman discovers that Wildcat has been captured by the Huntress, and while fending off birds sent by the villainess to attack him, he learns that the crime duo are now man and wife, and are out to capture himself as well as Wildcat and Black Canary.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story in three parts of 9.67, 7.67, and 5.67 pages.

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

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

Kat Korners the King! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Are You a Litterbug? (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 10 and page 11 of the main story sequence.

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

Green Lantern; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Origins of Wildcat, The Huntress and Sportsmaster (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat; Huntress; Sportsmaster

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

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

102 Ships of All Nations / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

80 Page Giant Magazine; Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Batman; Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Star Names! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strikingly brilliant grouping of stars...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Easy Plans Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Big Super-Hero Hunt!
    Starman; Black Canary
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  3. 2. The Big Super-Hero Hunt
    Starman; Black Canary
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. Kat Korners the King!
    AMT
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  7. 6. Are You a Litterbug?
  8. 7. ["For the very best..."]
    Green Lantern; The Flash
  9. 8. ["Boys & girls... 10 issues of your favorite magazines..."]
  10. 9. Origins of Wildcat, The Huntress and Sportsmaster
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Superman and Batman with Robin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Strange Adventures
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  18. 17. ["A strikingly brilliant grouping of stars..."]
    Star Names!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Easy Plans Co., Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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