Justice League of America #112

DC Comics

United States.

Published
July-August 1974
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27529

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover War with the One-Man Justice League (Justice League of America) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1749
Characters
Superman; Batman; Aquaman (inset); The Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Canary; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Amazo; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset); Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Crimson Avenger; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

Show/hide 1. JLA Contents (Justice League of America) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-974
Characters
Superman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; Elongated Man; Aquaman; Wonder Woman (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Shining Knight; Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Earth-2]; Speedy [Earth-2] (all as the Seven Soldiers of Victory); Starman [Ted Knight]

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Art
Nick Cardy

Reprint history

From GCD
from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #100 [modified]

Notes

Table of contents for issue.

Show/hide 2. War with the One-Man Justice League! (Justice League of America) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1728
Characters
Superman; Batman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Earth-1]; Elongated Man; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Black Canary; Red Tornado (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Amazo (villain)

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Glynis Wein
Letters
Ben Oda

Synopsis

The Justice League has lost some of their powers and frees Amazo to gather the powers unto himself, and thereafter transfer their powers back to the JLA members using a machine.

Notes

Continued from Justice League of America 111.

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). Colors credit from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker, July 2010.

Show/hide 3. Amazo and His Creator (Justice League of America) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-793
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Amazo; Professor Ivo; T. O. Morrow (reference only)

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Joe Giella
Sid Greene
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #14 ([April 1977?])
Amazo and His Creator
Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #30 (June-July 1960)
Case of the Stolen Super-Powers!
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #27 (May 1964)
The "I" Who Defeated the Justice League!
 
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #158 (February 1966)
The One-Man Justice League!
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #64 (August 1968)
The Stormy Return of the Red Tornado!

Synopsis

Brief history and origin of Amazo, as narrated by the Flash [Allen] and Green Lantern [Jordan].

Show/hide 4. Beware! The Black Star Shines! (Seven Soldiers of Victory) Recap, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Soldiers of Victory
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-839
Characters
Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Shining Knight; Green Arrow [Earth-2]; Speedy [Earth-2] (all as the Seven Soldiers of Victory); The Black Star [Mowse]; Captain Bigg; The Hopper; Falseface

Credits

Art
Jon Smalle

Reprint history

From GCD
from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)

Notes

Originally continued from Leading Comics 1; continued from Justice League of America 111.

Show/hide 5. The Case of the Twisted Twins! (Crimson Avenger) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Crimson Avenger
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-839
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; The Brain [Bandler] (villain); The Black Star [Mowse] (villain); Billy Leeds; Bobby Leeds; Dr. Carse; Mr. Bandler

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger?
Art
Jack Lehti

Reprint history

First print
United States
Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)
[Chapter 5] The Case of the Twisted Twins
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #3 ([September 1976?])
The Case of the Twisted Twins (The Black Star Shines, Part 5)
 
United States
Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives (DC, 2005 series) #1 ([February] 2005)
The Case of the Twisted Twins (chapter 5)
From GCD
from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)

Synopsis

Mr. Bandler tries to kidnap Billy Leeds for a blood transfusion he needs, but Bandler's twin brother "The Brain" kidnaps Billy first. The Crimson Avenger and Wing Capture The Brain and his gang and free the boy, who gives Mr. Bandler the transfusion, while the Black Star steals an item belonging to Mr. Bandler.

Notes

Part 5; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

Show/hide 6. The Sixty Kiddie Club! (Vigilante) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vigilante
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-839
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Rattler (villain); The Black Star [Mowse] (villain); Billy Gunn; Mr. Wilkins; Mr. Xavier; Mr. Yale; Mr. Zinch

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Mort Meskin

Reprint history

First print
United States
Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)
[Chapter 6] The Sixty Kiddie Club
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #3 ([September 1976?])
The Sixty Kiddie Club (The Black Star Shines, Part 6)
 
United States
Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives (DC, 2005 series) #1 ([February] 2005)
The Sixty Kiddie Club (chapter 6)
From GCD
from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)

Synopsis

Vigilante and Billy Gunn track the Black Star to the Sixty Kiddy Club, where they are attacked by the Rattler and his men while both groups are searching for the item needed by the Black Star. Vigilante and Billy capture the Rattler and his men but the Black Star steals the needed item.

Notes

Part 6; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

Show/hide 7. Conclusion (Seven Soldiers of Victory) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Seven Soldiers of Victory
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-839
Characters
Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Crimson Avenger; Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Green Arrow [Earth-2]; Speedy [Earth-2] (all as the Seven Soldiers of Victory); The Black Star [Mowse] (villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Jon Smalle

Reprint history

First print
United States
Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)
Beware! The Black Star Shines! Chapter 7
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #3 ([September 1976?])
[Conclusion] (The Black Star Shines, Part 7)
 
United States
Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives (DC, 2005 series) #1 ([February] 2005)
[The Black Star Shines] (chapter 7)
From GCD
from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942)

Synopsis

The Black Star has assembled the items needed create a black light ray to give him and other animals a giant size and strength. But he fails to defeat the Seven Soldiers with the giant animals, and when Stripsey fells him with a blow into the path of his black light ray, The Black Star dies .

Notes

Part 7; Script credit from Leading Comics #2 index.

Show/hide 8. The Origin of Starman (Starman) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Starman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-975
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]

Credits

Author
Julius Schwartz
Art
Jack Burnley
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #61

Synopsis

Short history of Starman.

Notes

Text feature w/cover repro of Adventure Comics 61. References Adventure Comics 67; All-Star Comics 8; All-Star Comics 23; and Adventure Comics 102.

Show/hide 9. Starman's Lucky Star! (Starman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-911
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Hunch Haggard; Mr. Cord; Mugsy; Professor Leland Brown; Ray Talbot; Rufus Cord; Woodley Allen

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #81 (December 1942)
Starman's Lucky Star
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #92 ([April 1975?])
Starman's Lucky Star
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #81 (December 1942)

Synopsis

Ray Talbot has his blindness cured during a scuffle when Starman rescues him from a kidnapping.

Notes

Script credit from Adventure Comics #81 index.

Show/hide 10. The Super-Exiles of Earth! (Justice League of America) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-971
Characters
Dr. Destiny (villain); Superman; Batman; Martian Manhunter [John Jones/J'onn J'onzz]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Aquaman; Snapper Carr; Jean Loring; green kryptonite

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #19 (May 1963)
The Super-Exiles of Earth!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #40 ([April 1964?])
The Super-Exiles of Earth
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #199 ([May 1976])
The Super-Exiles of Earth!
 
United States
Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1994 series) #3 ([November] 1994)
The Super-Exiles of Earth!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2006 series) #2 ([July] 2007)
The Super-Exiles of Earth!
From GCD
from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #19 (May 1963)

Synopsis

Dr. Destiny creates a dream Justice League from the Justice League members' dreams, that is more powerful than the originals. The dream League goes on a crime spree and the real League is banished from Earth, until they return in their secret identies and defeat the dream League and destroy Dr. Destiny's Materiopticon.

Notes

This may be the first story to feature a Green Arrow/Green Lantern team-up. References Justice League of America 5, Justice League of America 12.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 26768

Entry created

  • 13/05/2000

Cover added

  • 01/08/2015

Index completed

  • 24/09/2011

Last updated

  • 01/08/2015