(September-October 1974)

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Volume
34
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-06-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; 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 #107.


Bow Before Satan's Children! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-2159
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Rip Hunter; The Vigilante

World's Finest Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman / 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-2126
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin; Black Canary; Vigilante; Rip Hunter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Table of contents page with brief synopsis of each story with an accompanying illustration of the superhero. Indicia information included.

Bow Before Satan's Children (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2034
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Morgan Kilbec; Seamus Kilbec; Dr. Cavan; Contarf Wayne (statue)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is broken into three parts: Part I: What Evil Dwells in Inishtree?; Part II: Altar of the Misbegotten; Part III: The Secret Locked in Castle Wayne.

Prisoners of 100 Million B.C. (Table of Contents: 3)

Rip Hunter... Time Master / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Job Number
B-2123
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rip Hunter; Corky; Jeff; Bonnie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Story is across 24 pages, broken into three parts: untitled Part 1 (8.67 pp.); Part 2: The Modern-Day Cavemen (6.67 pp.); Part 3: The Great Beast Stampede (7.67 pp.).

First Rip Hunter story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2157

Indexer Notes

Includes biographical info on Tex Blaisdell.

Superman and Batman: Masters of Disguise (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman and Batman / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz ?
Pencils
Curt Swan; Jim Mooney; Sheldon Moldoff; Bob Brown (illustrations)
Inks
George Klein; Jim Mooney; Joe Giella (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing; Flamebird; Superman; Batman
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor

Indexer Notes

The feature consists of Superman describing past adventures where Superman and Batman have been disguised in some way. The illustrations are panels from these stories.

The Duplicate Crimes! (Table of Contents: 6)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown ?
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
B-2124
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; Stuff
Reprints

The Mystery of the Crimson Crystal! (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
B-2058
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance
Synopsis
Larry waits for a client to meet him at Dinah’s flower shop, only to have the client die in his arms as soon as she appears. She was followed and killed by members of the Crimson Crystal cult after stealing their precious crimson crystal. They kidnap Larry, and the police catch the Black Canary standing over the woman’s body. Now its up to the Canary to rescue Larry and clear her name.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit per original indexer of first printing, the printed credits here, and Craig Delich. Black Canary Archives states Joe Giella.

The Olsen-Robin Team Versus "The Superman-Batman Team!" (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-2127
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Jimmy Olsen; Robin; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr Dannifer; Titano (cameo); The Eyrie (intro)
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave

Indexer Notes

Story is broken in two parts. Part II: The Vengeance of Superman and Batman. The second page of Part II omitted for this reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bow Before Satan's Children!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. World's Finest Contents
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Bow Before Satan's Children
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Prisoners of 100 Million B.C.
    Rip Hunter... Time Master
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  6. 5. Superman and Batman: Masters of Disguise
    Superman and Batman
  7. 6. The Duplicate Crimes!
    Vigilante
  8. 7. The Mystery of the Crimson Crystal!
    Black Canary
  9. 8. The Olsen-Robin Team Versus "The Superman-Batman Team!"
    Superman and Batman and Robin
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