(July 1977)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
18
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1977-04-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893055507
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #142.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice League / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin (signed)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2613
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll crush you all! You'll never get a chance to form your Justice League!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; the Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Stanislaus; Hendrickson; Chop-Chop; Olaf; Chuck]; Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Red Ryan]; Plastic Man; Congo Bill; Congorilla; The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Robotman [Dr. Robert Crane]; Rex the Wonder Dog; Robin; Commander Blanx
Reprints

The Cornered Clown (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; The Joker [super-villain] / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Origin of the Justice League-- Minus One! (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2576
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (also in flashback as Hal Jordan); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (also in flashback); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (on tape and in flashback); The Flash [Barry Allen] (flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Aquaman (flashback); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (flashback)]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback); Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Prof. Haley; Red Ryan; Rocky Davis] (flashback); the Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Stanislaus; Hendrickson; Chop-Chop; Olaf; Chuck] (flashback); Dr. Saul Erdel (flashback); Commander Blanx (villain) (flashback); Roy Raymond (flashback); Karen Duncan (flashback) Lois Lane (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (flashback); Rex the Wonder Dog (flashback); Congo Bill (flashback); Congorilla (flashback); Robotman [Dr. Robert Crane] (flashback); The Vigilante [Greg Sanders] (flashback); Plastic Man (flashback); Rip Hunter (flashback); Jeff Smith (flashback); Adam Strange (flashback); Alanna (flashback)
Synopsis
Featuring the near-origin of the JLA told by the Martian Manhunter via tape to Green Arrow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Reveals how the Justice League almost formed prior to the events in JLA #9.

The Greatest Batman Thriller of the Decade!! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Super-Group Excitement! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
Dick Dillin (logo illustration)
Inks
Tex Blaisdell ? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2619

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Fred G. Hembeck, Beth Monteleone, Peter Sanderson.

The Plague That Struck the Justice League! (Table of Contents: 6)

100 Issues Ago / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox; E. Nelson Bridwell (new text)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-2626
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Green Arrow (Earth-1); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]]; Unimaginable (as Dr. Bendorian); Metamorpho
Synopsis
This is a two-page recap, including reprinted panels, of the story from Justice League of America #44 (April 1966).
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll crush you all! You'll never get a chance to form your Justice League!"]
    Justice League
  2. 1. The Cornered Clown
    Hostess Fruit Pies; The Joker [super-villain]
  3. 2. The Origin of the Justice League-- Minus One!
    Justice League
  4. 3. The Greatest Batman Thriller of the Decade!!
    Batman
  5. 4. Super-Group Excitement!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  7. 6. The Plague That Struck the Justice League!
    100 Issues Ago
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