(July-August 1974)

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Volume
34
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-04-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (editor); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)
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 Comic Reader #105.


The Shocking Switch of the Super-Sons! (Table of Contents)

Super Sons of Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Superman, Jr.; Batman, Jr.; Metamorpho; Robin; Johnny Quick
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Pat Broderick (illustration)
Inks
Pat Broderick (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2046

Indexer Notes

Broderick art per Nick Caputo. Craig Delich previously credited Dick Giordano.

The Shocking Switch of the Super-Sons (Table of Contents: 2)

Super Sons of Superman and Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superman, Jr.; Batman; Batman, Jr.; Dr. Zamm; Mr. Bell
Synopsis
While Superman and Batman takes their sons to an "encounter" camp, they are asked to track down a rogue government agent before he releases nerve gas on the people of the nearby town.
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Indexer Notes

Feature bannered as "Superman and Batman" on splash page. The story also has three separate chapter titles: Part 1 - A Chasm So Wide...!; Part 2 - The Mighty Marauder; Part 3 - The Breath of Death.

Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert! (Table of Contents: 3)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-2052
Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits per Craig Delich, Rich Morrisey, and Martin O'Hearn

Behind the Scenes with the "Super Friends" (Table of Contents: 4)

Super Friends / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Allan Asherman
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2053
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Background on how the Super Friends cartoon is made. Includes Alex Toth illustrations and storyboards.

Superman's Secret Master! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 15.34 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
B-2051
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Perry White (Cameo); Superman robot; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
After Superman returns from a space mission he seems to turn evil and align himself with Luthor.
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Indexer Notes

Batman's emblem redrawn with yellow circle.

Story in two chapters of 7.67 pages each.

Never Bet Against an Element Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

Metamorpho / comic story / 24.34 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Job Number
B-2050
Genre
superhero
Characters
Metamorpho [Rex Mason]; Simon Stagg; Sapphire Stagg; Java; Achille Le Heele
Synopsis
Achille Le Heele kidnaps Simon Stagg and forces Metamorpho to steal the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal.
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Indexer Notes

Inks credited to Mike Esposito on splash page in error.

Story in three parts of 8.67, 7.67, and 8 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2062

Fort Crime! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
B-2049
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Batman's emblem redrawn with yellow circle. Inks credited to Dick Sprang on splash page in error.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shocking Switch of the Super-Sons!
    Super Sons of Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Shocking Switch of the Super-Sons
    Super Sons of Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert!
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. Behind the Scenes with the "Super Friends"
    Super Friends
  6. 5. Superman's Secret Master!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  7. 6. Never Bet Against an Element Man!
    Metamorpho
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  9. 8. Fort Crime!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Fawzy Partridge
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
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