(December 1966)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1966-10-27
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 Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


Introducing -- the Spellbinder! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Spellbinder
Reprints
Keywords
Go-Go Checks

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 [Kal-El; aka Clark Kent]; 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

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1962.

The Circle of Terror! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Spellbinder [Delbert Billings] (villain, introduction); Aunt Harriet Cooper; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Story in 2 parts: unnumbered part 1 (7.67 pp.), Part 2 (7 pp.).

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

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Alan Trahern, Frank Klein and Guy H. Lillian III.

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

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

The Faker-Takers of the Baker's Dozen! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny; Peter Baker; Bolton Hume
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Leo Diachun (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, we're ready to start the race!
Synopsis
Setting the motor of a model race car a little loose to absorb shocks.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Leo Diachun from Cutchogue, N. Y.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing -- the Spellbinder!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  3. 2. The Circle of Terror!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. The Faker-Takers of the Baker's Dozen!
    The Elongated Man
  7. 6. ["C'mon, we're ready to start the race!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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