(March 1967)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April and July
On-sale date
1967-01-26
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Crown of Crime! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman
Reprints
Keywords
crown; globe; go-go checks; throne

Indexer Notes

no Robin on cover

The Crown of Crime! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; King Wolff; Stony Snyder; Mitch Grinnell; Crusher Kopek
Synopsis
King Wolff, king of criminals, is dying and is looking to find his successor.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; crown; death row; electric chair; jester; throne

Indexer Notes

This is Finger's last story with Superman or Batman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm making a neat model mount.
Genre
children
Synopsis
Using leftover plastic pieces and plaster of paris molded into a small block for a car mount.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Andy Wong, Los Angeles, Cal.

Part II: The King Is Dead -- Long Live -- Which King? (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; King Wolff; Stony Snyder; Mitch Grinnell; Crusher Kopek
Reprints
Keywords
Geiger counter; globe; throne

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

Cape and Cowl Comments / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Dee Sloan, Don DuFaux, Bill Neptune, Colin Jones, Brian Mette, Terence Hayes, Timmy Baranowski, Art Jones and Mike Griffin.

Interplanetary Swap Shop! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Published by : National Periodical Publications
575 Lexington Ave
NY, NY 10022
Edited by Mort Weisinger
Owners: Estate of Harry Donenfeld; Jack Liebowitz; P. Sampliner; I. Donenfeld, S. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschien
Avg Circ: 513,201

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Crown of Crime!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Crown of Crime!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["I'm making a neat model mount."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. Part II: The King Is Dead -- Long Live -- Which King?
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  6. 5. Interplanetary Swap Shop!
    The Editors' Round Table
  7. 6. Countdown on Excellence
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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