(June 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
On-sale date
1973-03-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell (reprint editor); Julius Schwartz (original editor); Sheldon Mayer (original editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #94.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-647
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite

Indexer Notes

The three stories referenced on the cover are: Drones of the Queen Bee!, The Royal Flush Gang! and The Justice Society Meets the Injustice Society of the World! Altered, black, white and blue-colored and only partially reprinted version of the covers to Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #23 (November 1963), Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #43 (March 1966) and All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #37 (October-November 1947) are also on the cover.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent] (headshot); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (headshot); Flash [Barry Allen] (headshot); Dr. Mid-Nite (headshot); The Sandman [Wesley Dodd] (headshot); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (headshot)

Drones of the Queen Bee! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
N-620
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Atom [Ray Palmer] (cameo); Aquaman (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Superman [Clark Kent] (cameo); Snapper Carr (cameo)]; Queen Bee [Queen Zazzala] (villain); Per Kazz
Synopsis
The Queen Bee blackmails the JLA into securing the elements she needs for an immortality potion, but even though they fulfill their end of the bargain, they prevent her from her ultimate goal.
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Indexer Notes

This story is only 25 pages long as pages 13, 16 and 26 are only 2/3 of a page each.

The Injustice Society of the World! [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen (splash page only); John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-615
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Johnny Thunder ; Atom [Al Pratt]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman]; Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler; Brain Wave; Vandal Savage; The Wizard; Per Degaton; The Thinker] (villains, introduction of the group); Carlton Swayne
Synopsis
The JSA members are standing in a radio studio to get an award but the announcer doesn't laud them, but the newly organized Injustice Society of the World, promptly pulling a gun on the JSA and firing at them! The Atom stops him and when the JSA returns to their HQ they hear a radio broadcast about simultaneous jail breaks all over the country. Dr. Mid-Nite enters with the announcer's script page, from the Injustice Society, challenging the JSA to a battle of wits. Seeing a connection with the jail breaks and that script page, the members head out to the locations of the jail breaks.
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Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Craig Delich.

[The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 4)

The Justice Society of America; Hawkman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Vandal Savage (villain); Spike; Knuckles; Gartmoor Prison's Warden
Synopsis
Hawkman joins forces with the federal police to try to capture the prisoners that have escaped from Gartmoor Prison but Vandal Savage is there to capture him with Brain Wave's Metal Projector.
Reprints
Keywords
Brain Wave's metal projector

[The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 5)

The Justice Society of America; The Flash / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Belfi (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Thinker (villain); Governor Curtis; Automaton #? (fake Governor Curtis)
Synopsis
The Flash discovers that Governor Curtis has been replaced by a mechanical man but not before the fake Governor orders the city's police to lay down their arms and surrender to the enemy.
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Indexer Notes

Belfi sneaked most of his last name into the background of the splash panel.

[The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 6)

The Justice Society of America; Green Lantern / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AS31
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Brain Wave (villain)
Synopsis
Green Lantern faces off against Brain Wave to try to stop him from stealing Uthorium from Uthorium Town.
Reprints

[The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 7)

The Justice Society of America; The Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Gambler (villain); General "Stubby" Klemper; Automaton 223 (fake General Klemper); Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler; Brain Wave; Vandal Savage; The Wizard; Per Degaton; The Thinker] (villains)
Synopsis
The Atom discovers that General Klemper is really an automaton and defeats him. Fortunately the automaton had been summoned to the Injustice Society of the World and leads the Atom there. He tries to defeat the entire Injustice Society alone but is captured by The Gambler.
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[The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 6 (Table of Contents: 8)

The Justice Society of America; Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Mid-Nite; Per Degaton (villain)
Synopsis
Dr. Mid-Nite tries to help the army keep Capitol City safe but Per Degaton uses a smoke-machine to help capture the city and ultimately capture Dr. Mid-Nite.
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[The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 7 (Table of Contents: 9)

The Justice Society of America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [Dr. Mid-Nite; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman; Johnny Thunder; Atom [Al Pratt]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]]; Injustice Society of the World [The Wizard; The Gambler; The Thinker; Vandal Savage; Per Degaton; Brain Wave] (villains); Junior Justice Society of America (cameo)
Synopsis
The Justice Society of America stops the Injustice Society of the World with a little bit of help from the Junior Justice Society of America.
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[The Sandman at Sea] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Sandman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Paul Norris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-621
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Elbert Hudson; unnamed son of Elbert Hudson
Synopsis
Sandman not only has to save a young man at sea from foreign agents, but also his scientist-father, who has discovered a way to extract magnesium from the ocean.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Paul Norris per Craig Delich.

The Card Crimes of the Royal Flush Gang! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Job Number
N-619
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Snapper Carr]; Royal Flush Gang [Ace (introduction) [Professor Amos Fortune]; King (introduction); Queen (introduction); Jack (introduction); Ten (introduction)] (introduction) (villains); Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayera Hol]
Synopsis
The JLA fights the Royal Flush Gang and their stelleration-powered abilities to a draw until they play their wild card...Snapper.
Reprints
Keywords
bat-jet; green kryptonite; robot plane

Indexer Notes

This story is only 23 pages long as pages 8, 16 and 24 are only 2/3 of a page each.

Snapper Carr is hit with stelleration and becomes the Joker (not the Batman villain) for this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

A Look Through the Super Spectacles / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-651

Indexer Notes

on inside back cover; a history of the membership of the Justice League of America and the Justice Society of America

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Justice Society of America; Justice League of America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen; Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Irwin Hasen; Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?; Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Mid-Nite; Johnny Thunder; Atom [Al Pratt]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman]; Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler; Brain Wave; Vandal Savage; The Wizard; Per Degaton; The Thinker]; Justice League of America [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]]; Queen Bee; Royal Flush Gang [Ace; Jack; King; Queen; Ten]
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Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America; Justice Society of America
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Drones of the Queen Bee!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. The Injustice Society of the World! [Chapter 1]
    The Justice Society of America
  5. 4. [The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 2
    The Justice Society of America; Hawkman
  6. 5. [The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 3
    The Justice Society of America; The Flash
  7. 6. [The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 4
    The Justice Society of America; Green Lantern
  8. 7. [The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 5
    The Justice Society of America; The Atom
  9. 8. [The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 6
    The Justice Society of America; Dr. Mid-Nite
  10. 9. [The Injustice Society of the World!] Chapter 7
    The Justice Society of America
  11. 10. [The Sandman at Sea]
    The Sandman
  12. 11. The Card Crimes of the Royal Flush Gang!
    Justice League of America
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    A Look Through the Super Spectacles
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Justice Society of America; Justice League of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
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