(December 1952-January 1953)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Movie That Killed Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer, letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Crazy Crime Clown! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn, penciler credit verified by Sprang, and inker credit verified by Paris.

UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

The Movie That Killed Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Skid Turkel (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Inker identification by Craig Delich.

Penciler credit verified by Sprang and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic

Smoking Out Smugglers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ? [as Jim Moss] (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

The Water Crimes of Mr. Hydro! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Hydro [Tim Flagg] (villain)

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits verified by Schwartz, letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Movie That Killed Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Crazy Crime Clown!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Movie That Killed Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. Smoking Out Smugglers
  9. 8. The Water Crimes of Mr. Hydro!
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
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