(1971)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Reprint info from Ted Watson, December 2008: reprint is of entire issue, in a deluxe format replica edition.


World's Greatest Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Crisis on Earth-One (Table of Contents: 1)

Justice League / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
3 villains each from Earth-1 and Earth-2 hatch a plot to commit crimes, then hide out on the other Earth. To ensure their success, the villains of Earth-1 mystically trap the Justice League of America in their headquarters. But the Justice League of America summons the Justice Society of America and switches places with them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Return of Justice Society of America. Part 1 of first ever Justice League of America / Justice Society of America crossover story.

Crisis on Earth-Two (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [JSA; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance] (Earth-2); Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson] (Earth-2); The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall] (Earth-2); Hourman [Rex Tyler]]; Justice League of America [JLA; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aquaman; Batman (Earth-1); The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter; Superman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1)]; Crime Champions [Chronos; Felix Faust; Dr. Alchemy; The Fiddler; The Icicle; The Wizard]
Synopsis:
The Justice League of America and Justice Society of America fight their own villains on the opposite Earths until they are mystically transported to cages in space. They escape and take down the gathered villains.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of first ever Justice League of America / Justice Society of America crossover story. The splash page of this original story is deleted with sequences 1 and 2 presented as one continuous story. May also be additional editing from originals (per Ted Watson, December 2008.)

[The Spectre Meets Zor] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Wayne Grant; Zor (villain); Clarice Winston (villain)
Synopsis:
The Spectre meets a foe who is as powerful as himself and works feverishly to overpower him before he can harm Clarice.
Reprints:

Stand-In for 100 Convicts (Table of Contents: 4)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Hy Mankin ?
Inks:
Hy Mankin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Warden Wallace; Mauler Murphy (villain); Chief Griggs
Synopsis:
Johnny Quick covers for 99 convicts while they prove their innocence.
Reprints:
Keywords:
diamonds; prison

The Galleon in the Desert (Table of Contents: 5)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante; Stuff; The Fiddler; Shakes the Underworld Poet; Dictionary
Synopsis:
The Vigilante and Stuff stop three criminals from looting the Great Western Exposition.
Reprints:
Keywords:
desert; galleon; pickpocket

Crime Wore a Costume (Table of Contents: 6)

Wildcat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SEN 79

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Mike Bailey (boxing heavyweight contender); Mr. Stacey; The Huntress (villain); Huntress' gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Wildcat thwarts the Huntress's attempts to kidnap two boxers to prevent the heavyweight title match, whose proceeds were to go to charity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bank robbery; Daily Bugle; Staceys Department Store

Indexer Notes

Unpublished Golden Age story originally intended for Sensation #79. Proposed issue correction from Sensation #91 to #79 by Craig Delich.

Strange Spells of the Sorceror (Table of Contents: 7)

Hawkman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. World's Greatest Super-Heroes!
  2. 1. Crisis on Earth-One
    Justice League
  3. 2. Crisis on Earth-Two
    Justice League
  4. 3. [The Spectre Meets Zor]
    Spectre
  5. 4. Stand-In for 100 Convicts
    Johnny Quick
  6. 5. The Galleon in the Desert
    Vigilante
  7. 6. Crime Wore a Costume
    Wildcat
  8. 7. Strange Spells of the Sorceror
    Hawkman
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