(December 1966)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April and July
On-sale date
1966-10-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1966.

On-sale date from ad in Action Comics #344 and copyright registration.


The Court of No Hope! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jemphis
Reprints
Keywords
gladiator

Indexer Notes

no Robin

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Joe; Tom
Synopsis
After Joe claims he's going to keep the pennies for himself, Superman takes Joe and Tom to Asia, South America and Africa to show them first-hand how much good the pennies they collect for UNICEF can do.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.

The Duel of the Super-Duo! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jemphis; Aeroman (mentioned); Solarman (mentioned); Serpento (mentioned); Dr. Chill (mentioned)
Synopsis
After Batman stops two crooks on the Gotham Bridge, he and Superman are transported to Jemphis' World of Wonders.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham Bridge; hypnotism; kryptonite; Mesmerzing Machine; Space-Warp Tunnel

Indexer Notes

Robin doesn't appear in the story.

On the Go with Motorific! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Renwal; Captain Billy and the Kid / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Stanley Mateza (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Cap, I want you to see the model racing car I built.
Characters
Cap

Mike's Toy Factory...or "How I Made It with My Emenee Thermo/Craft Workshop!" (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Eminee Thermo/Craft Workshop; Mike's Toy Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part II: The Super-Combat! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jemphis; Zardin of Nangar; Dr. Chill; Aeroman; Windlass
Synopsis
Batman is hypnotized and fights Superman under a red sun. However, he breaks free from his hypnosis when ordered to kill Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Flare; Bat-Flash; Batarang; Batcave; Batmobile; Batpoon; hypnosis

Indexer Notes

Zardin of Nangar is a Robin look-alike.

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

Cape and Cowl Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan ? (illustration)
Inks
George Klein (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Harry Robinson, Mike Kirkish, Charles Christesson, Jr., Adam Baran, Jr., Mark Oristano, Eugene Shepardson, John Workman, Rita Potter, Nicholas Pascale.

Fate Holds Four Aces! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Editors' Round Table / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jane Howard; Joseph Kerr; Jim Murphy; Hank Minor; Dick Barry; Philip Strome
Synopsis
Jane Howard, newspaperwoman, remembers her encounter with Joe Kerr, the gambler who commemorated the deaths of four celebrities as life size card aces and was searching frantically for a special “joker” card.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editor's choice tale dedicated to the Joker.

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

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Kat from AMT Jumps the Gun (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

AMT models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Battle Grounds of the World! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Adventures in the GI Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Court of No Hope!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  3. 2. The Duel of the Super-Duo!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. On the Go with Motorific!
    Ideal Toys
  5. 4. ["Ralph is watching his old grandpa, army ace Captain Billy..."]
    Renwal; Captain Billy and the Kid
  6. 5. ["Mr. Cap, I want you to see the model racing car I built."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. Mike's Toy Factory...or "How I Made It with My Emenee Thermo/Craft Workshop!"
    Eminee Thermo/Craft Workshop; Mike's Toy Factory
  8. 7. Part II: The Super-Combat!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  10. 9. Fate Holds Four Aces!
    The Editors' Round Table
  11. 10. ["Hey, Bud...there's the train we rode out in Disneyland!"]
    Tyco
  12. 11. An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman
  13. 12. The Kat from AMT Jumps the Gun
    AMT models
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  15. 14. Battle Grounds of the World!
    Adventures in the GI Joe Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
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