(March-April 1975)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume
35
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-12-17
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 #113.


Crown for a New Batman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
B-2386
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Superman, Jr.; Batman, Jr.; Robin; Aquaman; Metamorpho; Eclipso; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]
Reprints

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

Superman and Batman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-458
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman

Indexer Notes

Contents listing with illustration and indicia information at bottom of page.

Crown for a New Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
B-2306
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman, Jr.; Superman, Jr.; Superman; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Simon Link; Malook
Synopsis
When Batman appears to die, Robin and Batman, Jr. vie to replace him. A requirement of Bruce Wayne's will is that Bruce Wayne, Jr. has to accompany an old business partner of his father's to the arctic. There, he uncovers the duplicity of his father's business partner and that his father is still alive.
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Indexer Notes

Batman's wife appears in the story, but her identity is not made clear. Feature bannered as "Superman & Batman and Their Sons Co-Starring Robin" on splash page. The story also has three separate chapter titles: Part 1 - Avenge Thy Father; Part 2 - The Riddle of Smoke Island; Part 3 - Tomb of Ice.

The Broadway Posse! (Table of Contents: 3)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
L-454
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Harry Ames (rackateer boss); Arthur Mills; Jed; Hank; Lonesome Joe; Kid Billy; Stuff (Vigilante's sidekick)
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The Menace of the Land-Sea Beasts (Table of Contents: 4)

Aquaman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
L-455
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Aqualad
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story miscredited to Bob Haney on the splash page of this reprint.

World's Fun-est #3 (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
P-40

Indexer Notes

Puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2360

Indexer Notes

Select comments from Bob Rodi, Sean McInerney, Tom Gates, Dan Stimpson, James Decker, Guy Rosefelt, Paul Johnson, J. Douglas Wellington, Perry Wilson, Scott Gibson, Philip Byarley, Joe Pelusi, Richard F. Bales, Tony Marrero, Bob Crawford and Robbie Marsdan.

The Junk Yard of Doom (Table of Contents: 7)

Metamorpho / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
L-452
Genre
superhero
Characters
Metamorpho [Rex Mason]; Simon Stagg; Sapphire Stagg; Java; Maxwell Tremaine; Eddie Riggs (race car driver); Karko
Synopsis
Karko captures Metamorpho and takes him to Maxwell Tremaine who wants to force Metamorpho to help him conquer the world.
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Indexer Notes

Story in 3 parts of 7.67 pp., 9.67 pp., 6.67 pp. for an actual page count of 24 pages.

World's Fun-est #3 Answers (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman

Indexer Notes

The answer to the puzzle is a line from the Aquaman origin story in More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #73.

The Amazing Reversals of Superman and Batman (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Curt Swan; Ross Andru (illustrations)
Inks
George Klein; Mike Esposito; ? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
L-456
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Consists of panels taken from past stories.

Hideout on Fear Island (Table of Contents: 10)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
L-453
Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso [Bruce Gordon]; Pofessor Bennett; Mona Bennett; Dr. Zanor [Karl Kluge]
Synopsis
Professor Bennett is accused of using a rapid-grow plant experiment by a small South-American country and destroying a village.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crown for a New Batman
    Super Sons of Superman and Batman
  2. 1. World's Finest Comics Contents
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Crown for a New Batman
    Superman and Batman and their Sons
  4. 3. The Broadway Posse!
    Vigilante
  5. 4. The Menace of the Land-Sea Beasts
    Aquaman
  6. 5. World's Fun-est #3
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  8. 7. The Junk Yard of Doom
    Metamorpho
  9. 8. World's Fun-est #3 Answers
  10. 9. The Amazing Reversals of Superman and Batman
    Superman and Batman
  11. 10. Hideout on Fear Island
    Eclipso
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