(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. Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin. Cover redrawn by Alex Ross for Super Friends! (DC, 2001 series) #[nn].

Contents (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.

[no title indexed] (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

Job Number
N-840
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wendy, Marvin, and Wonderdog junior members of the Super Friends have been brought to the Hall of Justice by Robin...
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 have been summoned to the Hall of Justice.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence for the reprints in this 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

Story across 23 pages, but pages 14 and 23 are 1/2-pages.

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

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Job Number
N-1385
Characters
Judy Jupiter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 14 of Operation: Jail the Justice league.

Draw the design in one line.

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

Play Boxes / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Job Number
N-1384
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you find 6 large birds
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

Continuation of framing sequence.

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
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Job Number
N-1382
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What makes a man bald-headed?
Reprints

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
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gaze intently at the funny black ghost...
Reprints

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

Conclusion of framing sequence.

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.

Alex Toth (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
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My father played the violin and cimbalom, a Hungarian instrument...
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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super Friends
  2. 1. Contents
    Super Friends
  3. 2. ["Wendy, Marvin, and Wonderdog junior members of the Super Friends have been brought to the Hall of Justice by Robin..."]
    Super Friends
  4. 3. Operation: Jail the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
  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. ["What makes a man bald-headed?"]
    Fun Shop
  10. 9. ["Gaze intently at the funny black ghost..."]
    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. Alex Toth
  14. 13. Best Wishes from Your Super Friends
    Super Friends
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