(March 1966)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., July and Oct.; (semi-monthly Nov.)
On-sale date
1966-01-25
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
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing beats the Royal Flush Gang...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]]; Royal Flush Gang [Ace; Jack; King; Queen; Ten]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencilling and inking credits per Julius Schwartz's editorial records. Inking formerly credited to Murphy Anderson and Bernard Sachs. Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

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.

The Card Crimes of the Royal Flush Gang! (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Snapper Carr]; Royal Flush Gang [Ace (introduction) [Professor Amos Fortune]; King (introduction); Queen (introduction); Jack (introduction); Ten (introduction)] (introduction) (villains); Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayera Hol]
Synopsis
The JLA fights the Royal Flush Gang and their stellaration-powered abilities to a draw until they play their wild card...Snapper.
Reprints
Keywords
Absorbascon; Bat-Jet; green kryptonite; Robot Plane

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Reprint in JLA Archives credits the lettering to Joe Letterese.

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 7.67 pages each.

Snapper Carr is hit with stellaration and becomes the Joker (not the Batman villain) for this story.

Second Smash Issue (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

A Fabulous First! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
6365
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here are some tips on how to get started...
Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Look -- Up in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Supergirl / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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 August issue (#46).

Riddler on the Move (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Mysteries in Space! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An average of three eclipses...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
astronomical facts
Reprints

Get with It, Cats! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Check and Double Check! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Sal Iacopelli; William Garnett; Gary Hornback; Mark Hanerfeld; Bill Fuller

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Nothing beats the Royal Flush Gang..."]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. The Card Crimes of the Royal Flush Gang!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Second Smash Issue
    The Spectre
  5. 4. A Fabulous First!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  6. 5. ["Here are some tips on how to get started..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Look -- Up in the Sky!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Riddler on the Move
    Batman
  11. 10. ["An average of three eclipses..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  12. 11. Get with It, Cats!
    Teen Titans
  13. 12. Check and Double Check!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
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