(August 1967)

DC, 1941 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of Jan., April and July
On-sale date:
1967-06-13
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., 1967.


Will the Real Super-Heroes Stand up? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; Robin; Clark Kent; Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

Return of the Composite Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 16.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Vyl; Xan; Aunt Harriet; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Cosmic Man; Saturn Woman]; Alfred; Joker (Cameo, Photo); Lex Luthor (Cameo, Photo); Braniac (Cameo, Photo); Penguin (Cameo, Photo); Riddler (Cameo, Photo)
Synopsis:
An alien criminal seeking vengence on Superman and Batman, restores Joe Meech's powers and memory as the Composite Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Magna-gun

Indexer Notes

In two parts: unnumbered part I (8.67 pp.) & Part II The Half and Half Heroes! (8 pp.). The Legion of Superheroes statuettes are shown in the story.

Down Down Down (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Testing of Robotman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Paul Dennis]; The Cluesters [Sir John Lockwell; Tsin Tao; Rene Duplevin]
Synopsis:
Robotman must pass a series of tests to become a member of the Cluesters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn

This Wolf Boy is Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James Benning, Rand Lee, David Imbrock, Glen Quasny, Carl Eddy, G. Ostensen, Dan Solla, William Murray.

Crashing Out of Legend! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Gosh, dad, I'm trying to build a wood base for my model."] (Table of Contents)

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)

Genre:
non-fiction

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

advertisement / 8 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Will the Real Super-Heroes Stand up?
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Return of the Composite Superman!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Down Down Down
    Aquaman; Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. The Testing of Robotman!
    Editors' Round Table; Robotman
  6. 5. This Wolf Boy is Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  8. 7. Crashing Out of Legend!
    Bomba the Jungle Boy
  9. 8. ["Gosh, dad, I'm trying to build a wood base for my model."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross