Showcase #59
(November-December 1965)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-09-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
George Kashdan
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The third appearance of the Teen Titans. Their first Showcase issue.
Their first two appearances were in Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #54 and 60.
The first Brave and the Bold appearance was simply a "Kid Flash, Aqualad, & Robin" teamup.

Indexed with the help of Mike Shawaluk. On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Return of the Teen Titans (Table of Contents)

Teen Titans / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]]; The Flips
Reprints

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

Punt, Pass & Kick Competition / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of the Teen Titans (Table of Contents: 2)

Teen Titans / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]]; The Flips [Jack; Jill; Joe]; teenagers; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (cameo); Mera (cameo); Wonder Woman (cameo); Mayor Turner
Synopsis
Answering a teen's call for help, the Teen Titans chase the Flips, a rock 'n roll band who have suddenly become robbers. The Flips use a surfboard, cheerleader's baton, and trick motorcycle as part of their act, to steal, and to confound the Titans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The series continues in Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #1.

Story across 25 pages in 3 parts of 8.67, 8.67, and 6.67 pages.

AMT Makes the Party (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Other Times, Other Teens (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 9 of the main story sequence.

The Hip Way to Learn! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

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

238 Magic Tricks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

There's Always Something New Brewing at DC! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis; Metamorpho; Showcase; Teen Titans / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Going camping, Pete?
Genre
humor; children

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

The Magic Genie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now to make my magic genie appear.
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of the Teen Titans
    Teen Titans
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Punt, Pass & Kick Competition
  3. 2. The Return of the Teen Titans
    Teen Titans
  4. 3. AMT Makes the Party
    AMT
  5. 4. ["Where the action is..."]
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  7. 6. Other Times, Other Teens
  8. 7. The Hip Way to Learn!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    238 Magic Tricks
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tyco
  11. 10. There's Always Something New Brewing at DC!
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis; Metamorpho; Showcase; Teen Titans
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  13. 12. ["Hey, characters!"]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. ["Going camping, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  16. 15. ["Now to make my magic genie appear."]
    The Magic Genie
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Merlin Haas
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner