(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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
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.


The Court of No Hope! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / 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:

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:
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 / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

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; 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)

["Ralph is watching his old grandpa, army ace Captain Billy..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["Mr. Cap, I want you to see the model racing car I built."] (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)

Genre:
car
Characters:
Cap

Indexer Notes

Title from first line of dialogue.

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 / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

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

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:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
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)

House of Mystery / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Editors' Round Table. Editor's choice tale dedicated to the Joker.

["Hey, Bud...there's the train we rode out in Disneyland!"] (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
  2. 1. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  3. 2. The Duel of the Super-Duo!
    Superman and Batman
  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
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  10. 9. Fate Holds Four Aces!
    House of Mystery
  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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