(November-December 1968)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., Apr., July and Oct. (semi-monthly, Nov.)
On-sale Date
1968-09-24
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G53 and as G-53 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Atom [Ray Palmer]]
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Indexer Notes

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

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

Justice League of America / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various (illustrations)
Inks
various (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Doom of the Star Diamond! (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 25.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Snapper Carr; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (joins)]; Carthan (villain); Xandor
Synopsis
Carthan, banished from his homeworld Dryanna to Earth by his ruler Xandor, attempts to contact the Justice League for help but cannot do so directly. He activates three machines of destruction that hold him to Earth and takes Green Arrow hostage, hoping that the Justice League can deactivate the machines and free him.
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Indexer Notes

Story in five chapters, exclamation point in the title of Chapter 1 only): Chapter 1 (7 pp.), Chapter 2 (5 pp.), Chapter 3 (4 pp.), Chapter 4 (4 pp.), Chapter 5 (5.67 pp.).

The Menace of the "Atom" Bomb! (Table of Contents: 3)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman; Snapper Carr; The Atom [Ray Palmer] (joins)]; Anton Kraft (flashback); Professor Amos Fortune [as Mister Memory] (villain); Hector Hammond; Pied Piper; Sea Thief; Angle Man; Doctor Davis
Synopsis
The Justice League unanimously elects The Atom for membership, but nobody knows who he is. The Power Ring tells them about The Atom, and they go to investigate in Ivy Town. Shortly, Atom gets amnesia, the work of Mister Memory and his de-memonitor, who has captured the entire Justice League, leaving Atom the only one who can save them.
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Indexer Notes

Story in four chapters: Chapter 1 (3.67 pp.), Chapter 2 (7.67 pp.), Chapter 3 (8 pp.), Chapter 4 (4.67 pp.).

Riddle of the Runaway Room! (Table of Contents: 4)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (page 1 only); Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol] (joins); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Snapper Carr; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman]; Hawkgirl (cameo); Joe Perry (villain); Super-Duper (villain)
Synopsis
Hawkman's first case as a member of the Justice League involves low-level crook Joe Parry who has come into possession of an alien machine with which he creates three different threats against the JLA.
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Indexer Notes

Story in three parts: Part 1 (11.67 pp.), Part Two (3.67 pp.), Part Three (7.67 pp.).

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters from Jeff Pierce, Jim Vicko.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Doom of the Star Diamond!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. The Menace of the "Atom" Bomb!
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Riddle of the Runaway Room!
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant JLA Mail Room
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