(May 1966)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.; (semi-monthly, Nov.)
On-sale Date
1966-03-10
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Plague That Struck the Justice League! (Table of Contents)

Justice League / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow
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.

Watch Superman on Television! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Plague That Struck the Justice League! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Superman; Wonder Woman; Snapper Carr (cameo)]; Unimaginable [Dr. Bendorion]
Synopsis
When the JLAers who previously fought the Unimaginable suddenly double in size, the alien Dr. Bendorion comes to Earth to help cure them. But Batman suspects that Dr. Bendorion is not what he seems, and he is revealed as the Unimaginable.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Lettering credit from reprint in JLA Archives.

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

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

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

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

Inferior Five / 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
6384
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing, Pete? I'm painting my plaster scenery!
Genre
non-fiction

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

Direct Currents / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

Health Myths Debunked! (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
Synopsis
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in some November 1962 and in February 1963 DC titles.

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

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

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

Mysteries in Space / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If our sun were replaced by the nearest star...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jim Buser, Jim Williams, George Wirth, and Guy H. Lillian III.

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plague That Struck the Justice League!
    Justice League
  2. 1. Watch Superman on Television!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Plague That Struck the Justice League!
    Justice League
  4. 3. ["Superboy fans!"]
    Superboy
  5. 4. ["Evil villains everywhere -- relax!"]
    Inferior Five
  6. 5. ["What are you doing, Pete? I'm painting my plaster scenery!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Health Myths Debunked!
  9. 8. ["Super-hero joins the super-freaks!"]
  10. 9. ["If our sun were replaced by the nearest star..."]
    Mysteries in Space
  11. 10. ["Here it is -- the publishing event that will set comics back..."]
    Inferior Five
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  13. 12. ["Watch the show! Build the kit!"]
    Aurora
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