(April-May 1980)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume
40
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1980-01-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073005
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (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 #176.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3225
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Batman! That man beside you set your cape on fire!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Betsy Pyatt

The Power of the Pi-Meson Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3215
Genre
superhero
Characters
Pi-Meson Man; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lois Lane; Betsy Pyatt
Reprints

The Borrower (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gravitational Boom-a-rang (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6439
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Auntie Gravity; Lt. Mack Morgan; Senator John Lyndon
Reprints

Siren of the Sargasso (Table of Contents: 4)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-6242
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Mera; Siggy; John Lyndon; Atlena
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature continues from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #466.

The Ghost of Adam Strange (Table of Contents: 5)

Hawkman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Ken Landgraf
Inks
Armando Gil
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6395
Genre
superhero
Characters
Adam Strange; Trixie Magruder (from Forever People); Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Alanna (flashback); The Red Tornado
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A precursor to next issue's Adam Strange strip.

The Captain Marvel of 7,000 B. C. (Table of Contents: 6)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6388
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam; The Champion; Voldar; Lumium; Arel; Ribalvei; Elbiam; Marzosh; Sins [Laziness; Evil; Greed; Injustice; Envy; Hatred; Pride; Selfishness; Terror; Wickedness]
Reprints

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

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-459

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from The Phantom Monkeywrench and Johnny Day.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Circulation statement: 78,000 average; 85,000 latest.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Batman! That man beside you set your cape on fire!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Power of the Pi-Meson Man!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. The Borrower
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Gravitational Boom-a-rang
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
  5. 4. Siren of the Sargasso
    Aquaman
  6. 5. The Ghost of Adam Strange
    Hawkman
  7. 6. The Captain Marvel of 7,000 B. C.
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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  • Matthew Head
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