(March 1968)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., Apr., July & Oct.; (semi-monthly, Nov.)
On-sale date
1968-01-25
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 Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Operation: Jail the Justice League! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Atom [Ray Palmer]]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; The Tattooed Man [Abel Tarrant]; Captain Boomerang [Digger; George Harkness]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Mr. I.Q. [Ira Quimby]; Doctor Destiny [John Dee]; Cutlass Charlie; The Plant Master [Jason Woodrue]; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks originally credited to George Roussos.

Operation: Jail the Justice League! (Table of Contents: 1)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Snapper Carr]; Lex Luthor (villain); Dr. Light [Arthur Light] (villain); The Tattooed Man [Abel Tarrant] (villain); Captain Boomerang [Digger; George Harkness] (villain); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Mr. I. Q. [Ira Quimby] (villain); Doctor Destiny [John Dee] (villain); Cutlass Charlie (first appearance, villain); The Plant Master [Jason Woodrue] (villain)
Synopsis
Doctor Destiny has a plan to switch the heroes with the villains they've battled. Green Arrow is able to escape and foil the plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 23 pages, but pages 14 and 23 are 1/2-pages.

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

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jeff Pierce, Herman Soon, R. L. Thomas, Joe Arul, Lee D. Salem, and Moira L. Maynard.

You Too Can Play the Game (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

JLA Mail Room - Extra / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Vernon Dais and Bill Sheppard.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 385,800
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 327,700
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

A New Star on the DC Horizon (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Beware the Creeper / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

200th Smash Issue (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Operation: Jail the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Operation: Jail the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  4. 3. You Too Can Play the Game
    Supergirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room - Extra
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. A New Star on the DC Horizon
    Beware the Creeper
  9. 8. 200th Smash Issue
    Batman
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