(December 1975-January 1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1975-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #122.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed); Curt Swan (Superman face)
Inks:
Alex Toth;(signed) George Klein (Superman face)
Colors:
Sol Harrison
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Robin; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Marvin; Wendy; Wonderdog

Indexer Notes

Superman's face is a paste-up of a Swan/Klein drawing. Cover redrawn by Alex Ross for Super Friends! (DC, 2001 series) #[nn]
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

Super Friends / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-1387

Characters:
Aquaman; Robin; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Marvin; Wendy; Wonderdog

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. The illustration is an uncolored version of the drawing on the back cover.

[Wendy, Marvin, and Wonderdog junior members of the Super Friends have been brought to the Hall of Justice by Robin, the teen wonder, for a very special surprise.] (Table of Contents: 2)

Super Friends / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin; Marvin; Wonder Dog; Wendy; the Atom; Hawkman; Red Tornado; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman; Superman; Batman; Aquaman; the Flash; Elongated Man; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Starro; Amazo; The Justice League of America
Synopsis:
Wendy, Marvin and Wonder Dog has been summoned to the Hall of Justice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

framing sequence for reprinted issue

Operation: Jail the Justice League! (Table of Contents: 3)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Superman; the Atom; the Flash; Green Lantern; J'onn J'onzz; Green Arrow; the Penguin; Dr. Light; Lex Luthor; the Tattooed Man; Cutlass Charlie; Captain Boomerang; Mr. I. Q.; Plantmaster; Snapper Carr; Doctor Destiny; Marvin (inset)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow quits the Justice League.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 14 and 23 are half pages of story.

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler (Table of Contents: 4)

Judy Jupiter / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Judy Jupiter

Indexer Notes

On page 14 of Operation: Jail the Justice league.

Draw the design in one line.

[Can you find 6 large birds] (Table of Contents: 5)

Play Boxes / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On page 23 of Operation: Jail the Justice League.

Word search.

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

Super Friends / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What an amazing adventure, Superman! Wish I'd been there to help out!
Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvin, Superman; Robin; Wonderdog; Black Canary; Wonder Woman; Wendy; Hawkman; Batman; statues of Plastic Man, Metamorpho, Sargon, Supergirl, Zatanna, Batgirl, Mera, Hawkgirl
Synopsis:
Some of the heroes who have helped the League from time to time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

framing sequence for reprinted issue

The Case of the Disabled Justice League (Table of Contents: 7)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox; E. Nelson Bridwell (see notes)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Alex Toth (see notes)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs; Alex Toth (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; Milt Snapinn
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Hawkman; the Flash; Green Lantern; Green Arrow; Batman; Brain Storm; the Atom; Aquaman; Wonder Woman; J'onn J'onzz; Justice League of America; Franklin Roosevelt; Helen Keller; Milton; Demosthenes; Beethoven
Synopsis:
The Justice Leagie hopes to inspire some disabled children, but then find themselves disabled.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 7 and 16 are half pages. Last panel includes new story and art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On page 7 of The Case of the Disabled Justice League.

A riddle, and spell four four-letter words with the four letters provided.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On page 16 of The Case of the Disabled Justice League.

A rebus, and an optical effect.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Super Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Zonkers! I can hardly wait to grow up so I can be a super-hero like the rest of you!
Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvin; Aquaman; Hawkman; the Atom; Batman; Superman; Green Lantern; Wendy; Wonderdog; Robin; Wonder Woman; the Flash; Green Arrow
Synopsis:
Marvin learns a lesson.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

framing sequence for reprinted issue

TV Cartoons (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth; Bob Foster
Pencils:
Alex Toth (illustrations)
Inks:
Alex Toth (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article with numerous illustrations explaining the creation of TV cartoons.

[My father played the violin and cimbalom, a Hungarian instrument...] (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters:
Alex Toth
Job Number:
N-1364

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Alex Toth
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Autobiographical article on Alex Toth with illustrations.

[Best Wishes from your Super Friends] (Table of Contents: 13)

Super Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Robin; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Marvin; Wendy; Wonderdog

Indexer Notes

back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super Friends
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Super Friends
  3. 2. [Wendy, Marvin, and Wonderdog junior members of the Super Friends have been brought to the Hall of Justice by Robin, the teen wonder, for a very special surprise.]
    Super Friends
  4. 3. Operation: Jail the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
    Judy Jupiter
  6. 5. [Can you find 6 large birds]
    Play Boxes
  7. 6. ["What an amazing adventure, Superman! Wish I'd been there to help out!"]
    Super Friends
  8. 7. The Case of the Disabled Justice League
    Justice League of America
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fun Shop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fun Shop
  11. 10. ["Zonkers! I can hardly wait to grow up so I can be a super-hero like the rest of you!"]
    Super Friends
  12. 11. TV Cartoons
  13. 12. [My father played the violin and cimbalom, a Hungarian instrument...]
  14. 13. [Best Wishes from your Super Friends]
    Super Friends
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