(August 1967)

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
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 (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., 1967.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will the real super-heroes stand up?
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/).

The Return of the Composite Superman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Vyl; Xan; Aunt Harriet; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker (cameo, photo); Lex Luthor (cameo, photo); Brainiac (cameo, photo); Penguin (cameo, photo); Riddler (cameo, photo)
Synopsis
An alien criminal seeking vengeance on Superman and Batman, restores Joe Meech's powers and memory as the Composite Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
anti-matter; Batcave; Superman Museum

Indexer Notes

The Legion of Superheroes statuettes are shown in the story.

Down Down Down (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[Part II] The Half and Half Heroes (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Xan; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Cosmic Man; Saturn Woman]
Reprints
Keywords
Magna-gun

The Testing of Robotman! (Table of Contents: 5)

The 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 credit by Martin O'Hearn

This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Crashing Out of Legend! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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)

Job Number
6500
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Dad, I'm trying to build a wood base for my model.

Indexer Notes

Idea from Richard Shipley, Rochester, N.Y.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (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 and Robin
  2. 1. The Return of the Composite Superman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Down Down Down
    Aquaman; The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. [Part II] The Half and Half Heroes
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  6. 5. The Testing of Robotman!
    The Editors' Round Table; Robotman
  7. 6. This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  9. 8. Crashing Out of Legend!
    Bomba the Jungle Boy
  10. 9. ["Gosh, Dad, I'm trying to build a wood base for my model."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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