Justice League of America #58

DC Comics

United States.

Published
November-December 1967
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21469

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Justice League of America) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. We originally had Murphy Anderson as inker.

Show/hide 1. Prize Stories of the World's Greatest Super-Heroes! (Justice League of America) Table of contents, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky (illustrations)
Inks
Bernard Sachs (illustrations)
Colours
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. The World of No Return! (Justice League of America) Comic story, 25.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Aquaman [Arthury Curry; Orin]; Snapper Carr]; Despero (villain, intro); Sardanna; Jasonar

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colours
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Synopsis

The Flash must beat Despero in a strange chess-like game to save the other members of the Justice League and the people of Despero's home dimension, Kalanor.

Notes

Story in five chapters of 8 pages, 5 pages, 5 pages, 5 pages, and 2.67 pages.

Show/hide 3. Where the Action Is... (Justice League of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #57

Show/hide 4. Never Too Late... to Get on the Bomba Trail! (Bomba the Jungle Boy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bomba the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Bomba the Jungle Boy (DC, 1967 series) #2, on sale September 12

Show/hide 5. The Wheel of Misfortune! (Justice League of America) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Snapper Carr]; Amos Fortune (intro, villain); Hazel Deeping; August Jones; Charles Hobart

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colours
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Synopsis

Professor Amos Fortune has found a way to control luck itself with his Stimoluck device, and the Justice League must find a way to overcome his unnaturally good luck while dealing with their own unnaturally bad luck.

Notes

Story across 20 pages in four chapters of 4.67, 5, 5.67, and 3.67 pages. Original pages 2-7 removed from reprint.

Show/hide 6. For Lightning-Fast Action... (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #174

Show/hide 7. Green Lantern's Power Ring (Green Lantern) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #57, on sale October 12

Show/hide 8. Spectre-acular Announcement! (The Spectre) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre

Credits

Script
?
Art
Murphy Anderson
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Spectre (DC, 1967 series) #1, on sale September 23

Show/hide 9. The World's Greatest Adventure Team! (Superman and Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #171

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Giant JLA Mail Room) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant JLA Mail Room

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Leonard Rosenberg; Bernard Reynolds; Raejean Filey

Show/hide 11. For Sale-- The Justice League! (Justice League of America) Comic story, 24.83 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Snapper Carr]; Pete Ricketts (villain); Caleb Ray; Amazo (cameo)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colours
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #8 (December 1961-January 1962)
For Sale--The Justice League!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([May 1962?])
For Sale--The Justice League
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #191 ([September 1975?])
For Sale--the Justice League
 
United States
Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1994 series) #2 (September 1993)
For Sale--The Justice League!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([December] 2005)
For Sale--The Justice League!

Synopsis

While Superman and Batman are away in Dimension X, small-time gangster Pete Ricketts finds a strange ray that he uses to turn the Justice League into a gang of mind-controlled criminals that he auctions off to the highest bidder.

Notes

Story across 26 pages in three chapters of 8.67, 9.5, and 6.67 pages. Page 19 slightly condensed from original.

Show/hide 12. There's Danger in the Air! (The Atom) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1964 series) #34, on sale October 3

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"Your planes look neat hanging from the ceiling!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6564

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

hint submitted by Ryke Erikson of Whitefish, Montana

Show/hide 14. Ban Gloom! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

house ad for Teen Beat (DC, 1967 series) #1

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Trapani
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Sal Trapani
George Roussos
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale the last week of September 1967; page includes cover art for Metamorpho (DC, 1967 series) #15 and Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #206


Notes

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G41 and as G-41 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration, confirmed by promo in The Inferior Five # 5.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 26696

Entry created

  • 13/05/2000

Index completed

  • 03/12/2019

Last updated

  • 03/12/2019