Justice League of America #1

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
October-November 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC: Superman National Comics
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15861

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz, Editor [credited]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover World of No Return! (Justice League) Cover, 1 page

"I've got this game rigged so that every time Flash makes a move, a member of the Justice League disappears from the face of the Earth."

Featuring

Feature
Justice League
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Despero; Justice League of America [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]]

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Colours
Jack Adler , colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1994 series) #1 (1992)
World of No Return!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([December] 2005)
World of No Return!
Printed in
Batman (Editorial Novaro, 1954 series) #126 (9 de agosto de 1962)
 
The Justice League of America Omnibus (DC, 2014 series) #1 ([June] 2014)
 
Justice League of America: The Silver Age (DC, 2016 series) #1 ([April] 2016)
 
Justice League of America: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2016 series) #1 ([October] 2020)
Show/hide 1. Treasure Chest of Fun (Honor House Products) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Editing
, editor

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The World of No Return! (Justice League) Comic story, 25.67 pages

"Members of the Justice League of America, you are gathered here to deal with the menace of Despero!"

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #23 ([May 1961?])
The World of No Return
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #23 ([May 1961?])
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #58 (November-December 1967)
The World of No Return!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #185 ([January 1975?])
The World of No Return
 
United States
Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1994 series) #1 (1992)
The World of No Return!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([December] 2005)
The World of No Return!
Printed in
Superman Supacomic (K. G. Murray, 1959 series) #185 (Circa January 1975)
 
Batman (Editorial Novaro, 1954 series) #126 (9 de agosto de 1962)
 
The Justice League of America Omnibus (DC, 2014 series) #1 ([June] 2014)
 
Justice League of America: The Silver Age (DC, 2016 series) #1 ([April] 2016)
 
Justice League of America: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2016 series) #1 ([October] 2020)

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. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve) Advertisement, 1 page

"Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Win a beautiful signet ring..."

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Editing
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Notes

Sold by Wilson Chemical Co.

On the page immediately following page 8 of the main story sequence.

Show/hide 4. How Are Your Shopping Manners? Public service announcement, 1 page

"Gosh, Mom, I sure can use a soda, after all that shopping."

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the main story sequence. This PSA is produced in sequential comics-art style.

Show/hide 5. Untitled [Porpoise... Dolphin...] (What's the Difference Between) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
What's the Difference Between
Genre
Non-fiction; animal

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Reprint history

Printed in
Batman (Editorial Novaro, 1954 series) #126 (9 de agosto de 1962)

Notes

On the page immediately following page 18 of the main story sequence.

Show/hide 6. Frontier Cabin (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Big enough for 2-3 kids!"

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Editing
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Notes

On the page immediately following page 18 of the main story sequence.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (JLA Mail Room) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
JLA Mail Room

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Text
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Notes

Letters from Committee for a Comic for the Justice League of America, Roy Thomas, Jr. (future comics author/editor), David and Ralph Goldberg, Robert Lee, and Mrs. Retalis.

On the page immediately following the two previous sequences.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (What's Wrong?) Cartoon, 1 page

"Orbit of a comet around the sun..."

Featuring

Feature
What's Wrong?
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Reprint history

Printed in
Batman (Editorial Novaro, 1954 series) #126 (9 de agosto de 1962)

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 19 of the main story sequence.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park Admission) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

"Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park Admission

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Editing
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Show/hide 10. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes) Advertisement, 1 page

"Do you want spending money? Sell these popular Patriotic and Religious Mottoes"

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Editing
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Show/hide 11. Untitled (Joe Weider Course and Products) Advertisement, 1 page

"In 15 minutes I'll prove you can have a rugged, virile, he-man body!"

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider Course and Products

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset
Editing
, editor

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Revolutionary War Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

"204 revolutionary war soldiers only $1.98"

Featuring

Feature
Revolutionary War Soldiers

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Russ Heath, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
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Editing
, editor

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in The Adventures of Bob Hope #65 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 26711

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