(July-August 1974)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
15
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-04-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #105.

War with the One-Man Justice League (Table of Contents)

Justice League / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed as Cardy)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed as Cardy)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1749
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman; Batman; Aquaman (inset); The Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Canary; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; The Atom [Ray Palmer]]; Amazo; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset); Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Crimson Avenger
Synopsis
Amazo believes he has killed the Justice League.
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Indexer Notes

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

[Karate] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Universal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

JLA Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-974
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; Elongated Man; Aquaman; Wonder Woman]; Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Shining Knight; Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow (Earth-2); Speedy (Earth-2)]; Starman [Ted Knight]
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Indexer Notes

Elongated Man and Aquaman were added by an unknown artist. The original image used and Hourman and Dr. Fate in their places.

War with the One-Man Justice League! (Table of Contents: 3)

Justice League / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
Dick Dillin (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-1728
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Red Tornado]; Amazo (villain)
Synopsis
The Justice League has lost some of their powers and frees Amazo to gather the powers unto himself, and thereafter transfer their powers back to the JLA members using a machine.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Colors credit from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker.

Story continues from Justice League of America #111.

If You Own Tapes or Records (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

E-C Tape Service / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Amazo and His Creator (Table of Contents: 5)

Justice League / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky; Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs; Joe Giella; Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
N-793
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Amazo; Professor Ivo; T. O. Morrow (reference only)
Synopsis
Flash and Green Lantern relate the origin and a brief history of Amazo.
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Indexer Notes

Illustrations taken from The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #30, Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #27, The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #158, and Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #64.

Beware! The Black Star Shines! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel; Harold Sherman (as Hal Sherman); George Papp; Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin; Creig Flessel; Harold Sherman (as Hal Sherman); George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
N-839
Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Shining Knight; Green Arrow; Speedy]; The Black Star [Mowse]; Captain Bigg; The Hopper; Falseface; The Black Star
Synopsis
Relates the beginning of the adventure of The Black Star.

Indexer Notes

Composed of individual panels from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2.

Story continues from Justice League of America #111.

[Chapter 5] The Case of the Twisted Twins (Table of Contents: 7)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
N-839
Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; The Brain [Bandler] (villain); The Black Star [Mowse] (villain); Billy Leeds; Bobby Leeds; Dr. Carse; Mr. Bandler
Synopsis
Mr. Bandler tries to kidnap Billy Leeds for a blood transfusion he needs, but Bandler's twin brother "The Brain" kidnaps Billy first. The Crimson Avenger and Wing Capture The Brain and his gang and free the boy, who gives Mr. Bandler the transfusion, while the Black Star steals an item belonging to Mr. Bandler.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit from the index of the original printing.

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"We Can Put DC Comics Right in Your Mail Box." (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Chapter 6] The Sixty Kiddie Club (Table of Contents: 10)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed) [as Mort Morton])
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
N-839
Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Rattler (villain); The Rattler's gang; The Black Star [Mowse] (villain); Billy Gunn; Mr. Wilkins; Mr. Xavier; Mr. Yale; Mr. Zinch
Synopsis
Vigilante and Billy Gunn track the Black Star to the Sixty Kiddy Club, where they are attacked by the Rattler and his men while both groups are searching for the item needed by the Black Star. Vigilante and Billy capture the Rattler and his men but the Black Star steals the needed item.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit from the index of the original printing.

Look, Fellows! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Line of DC Super-Stars for the Best Comics (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Beware! The Black Star Shines! Chapter 7] (Table of Contents: 13)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
N-839
Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Crimson Avenger; Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Green Arrow; Speedy]; The Black Star [Mowse] (villain)
Synopsis
The Black Star has assembled the items needed create a black light ray to give him and other animals a giant size and strength. But he fails to defeat the Seven Soldiers with the giant animals, and when Stripesy fells him with a blow into the path of his black light ray, The Black Star dies.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko (signed as MP)
Pencils
Dick Dillin ? (logo illustration)
Inks
Dick Giordano (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1756

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Joe Arul, Ray Engelberg, Brian Schuck, Joe Filice, John Potter, William C. Horak.

The Origin of Starman (Table of Contents: 15)

Starman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Jack Burnley (illustration)
Inks
Jack Burnley (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-975
Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]
Synopsis
Short history of Starman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text feature with cover reprint of Adventure Comics #61. References Adventure Comics #67; All-Star Comics #8; All-Star Comics #23; and Adventure Comics #102.

Make Excellent Extra Cash... (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Super Catalogue (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Passaic Book Center / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Attention, Comic Fans! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Starman's Lucky Star! (Table of Contents: 19)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed) [as Mort Morton])
Inks
George Roussos (signed) [as Inky Roussos])
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original story)

Job Number
N-911
Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Hunch Haggard; Mr. Cord; Mugsy; Professor Leland Brown; Ray Talbot; Rufus Cord; Woodley Allen
Synopsis
Ray Talbot has his blindness cured during a scuffle when Starman rescues him from a kidnapping.
Reprints
Keywords
astronomy; telescopes

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Adventure Comics #81 index.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

100 pc. Toy Soldier Set (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Exiles of Earth! (Table of Contents: 22)

Justice League / comic story / 24.34 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-971
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Destiny (villain); Justice League of America [Superman; Batman; Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Aquaman]; Snapper Carr; Jean Loring
Synopsis
Dr. Destiny creates a dream Justice League from the Justice League members' dreams, that is more powerful than the originals. The dream League goes on a crime spree and the real League is banished from Earth, until they return in their secret identities and defeat the dream League and destroy Dr. Destiny's Materiopticon.
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Keywords
amnesium; dreams; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

This may be the first story to feature a Green Arrow/Green Lantern team-up. The Leaguers learn each other's secret identities in this story but Superman removes their memories of that knowledge at the end. References Justice League of America #5 and Justice League of America #12.

Story in three chapters of 9 pages, 10.67 pages, and 4.67 pages.

Keep on PLOPin' (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Plop! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

There's No Escape from the House of Secrets (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

A JLA Mail Room Extra! The Fuss 'n' Feathers over Hawkman (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Martin Pasko (signed)
Pencils
Dick Dillin (logo illustration)
Inks
Dick Giordano (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1756A

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Keith Tuxhorn, Scott Gibson, Dan Veltre, Alan Turniansky, Helmut Schrotter regarding Hawkman's resignation from the Justice League.

Logo illustration is a panel from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #109.

204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Insult That Made a Man Out of "Mac." (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Amazing New Airplane Kite (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Bilway Corp. Super Fly / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. War with the One-Man Justice League
    Justice League
  2. 1. [Karate]
    Universal
  3. 2. JLA Contents
    Justice League
  4. 3. War with the One-Man Justice League!
    Justice League
  5. 4. If You Own Tapes or Records
    E-C Tape Service
  6. 5. Amazo and His Creator
    Justice League
  7. 6. Beware! The Black Star Shines!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  8. 7. [Chapter 5] The Case of the Twisted Twins
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  9. 8. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  10. 9. "We Can Put DC Comics Right in Your Mail Box."
    DC Comics
  11. 10. [Chapter 6] The Sixty Kiddie Club
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero]
  12. 11. Look, Fellows!
    Grit
  13. 12. The Line of DC Super-Stars for the Best Comics
    DC Comics
  14. 13. [Beware! The Black Star Shines! Chapter 7]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  16. 15. The Origin of Starman
    Starman
  17. 16. Make Excellent Extra Cash...
    Engravaplates
  18. 17. The Super Catalogue
    Passaic Book Center
  19. 18. Attention, Comic Fans!
  20. 19. Starman's Lucky Star!
    Starman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  22. 21. 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set
    Lucky Products
  23. 22. The Super-Exiles of Earth!
    Justice League
  24. 23. Keep on PLOPin'
    Plop!
  25. 24. There's No Escape from the House of Secrets
  26. 25. A JLA Mail Room Extra! The Fuss 'n' Feathers over Hawkman
    JLA Mail Room
  27. 26. 204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers
  28. 27. The Insult That Made a Man Out of "Mac."
    Charles Atlas
  29. 28. The Amazing New Airplane Kite
    Bilway Corp. Super Fly
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