(March 1966)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug. and Nov.
On-sale date
1966-01-13
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 US; standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker]
Reprints

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen] (guest star); Carol Ferris; Iris West; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
A new villain creates disasters to commit his crimes, and Hal and Barry are having a hard time stopping him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 7.67, 9.67, and 5.67 pages.

Any Questions (Table of Contents: 3)

Professor Aubit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Aubit

Indexer Notes

gags about scientific facts

Look -- Up in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Second Smash Issue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6362
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My racing track looks pretty bad.

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

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Ave, New York, N.Y., 10022
Revised statement including circulation numbers appears in the July issue (#46).

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

Green Lantern's Mail Chute / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Rand B. Lee; Mike Flasher; Leonard Tirado

Get With It, Cats! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

No One in Central City Believed It Would Ever Happen (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Any Questions
    Professor Aubit
  5. 4. Look -- Up in the Sky!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Second Smash Issue
    The Spectre
  7. 6. ["My racing track looks pretty bad."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern's Mail Chute
  11. 10. Get With It, Cats!
    Teen Titans
  12. 11. No One in Central City Believed It Would Ever Happen
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • Matthew Head
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