(June 1968)

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
1968-04-25
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
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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The Superman-Batman Split! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?; Gaspar Saladino (splash)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ronald Jason; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Synopsis
Actor Jason Desmond's dying performance is an attempt to fool Superman and Batman into believing he is 2 aliens, one hunting the other. But his story rings false and Superman lets Batman in on the hoax, which ends up fooling Supergirl, Batgirl, Robin, and Jimmy Olsen anyway.
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Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Adams inks per Nick Caputo. Previous inker credited Dick Giordano.

Part II: A Tale of 3 Teams (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; James Gordon; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Ronald Jason; Desmond Jason
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The Case of the Magic Baseball (Table of Contents: 3)

Editors' Round Table; Martian Manhunter / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (origin part 2); "Trigger" Tom Taylor (flashback); Big Bob Michaels; Brad Devon
Synopsis
J'onn J'onzz captures Brad Devon and his men for blackmailing Bob Michaels, and helps Michaels win a baseball game on the way.
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Indexer Notes

J'onn J'onzz has some powers no longer associated with him, including the ability to see the future, walk through walls, and affect the velocity of matter. Script attributed by Rich Morrissey to Jack Miller. Current credit is from Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1([July] 2007).

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

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: Guy Michaelson et al, Selina Zane; Dave Truesdale; Andy Franklin; Milo Miles; William Cole, with an illustration.

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Superman-Batman Split!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Part II: A Tale of 3 Teams
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. The Case of the Magic Baseball
    Editors' Round Table; Martian Manhunter
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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