(February 1953)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Phantom Eye of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Phantom Eye of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern ?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jim; Ed (newspaper editor); James (butler); Byron King (cameo, big game hunter); Buddy (cameo, King's son); Phantom Eye [Nails Riley aka Byron King and Batman imitator] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
As vicious criminal creates a means to televise crimes as they happen and making the Dynamic Duo look like they are inept. He goes further to disguise himself as Batman and get unmasked on TV as a wealthy big-game hunter, forcing Batman to actually prove who he is or give up his crime fighting vendetta.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Utility Belt

Indexer Notes

Revised writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Credit previously assigned to Writer A.

none (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Fabulous Frauds (Table of Contents)

Impossible -- But True / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; military

The Holiday Spirit! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Robotman -- Servant for a Day (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa?
Inks:
Joe Certa?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman
Reprints:

The Truth About the Lie Detector (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Lady and the Killers (Table of Contents)

Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pow-Wow Smith

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Phantom Eye of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Phantom Eye of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. none
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. The Case of the Fabulous Frauds
    Impossible -- But True
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. The Holiday Spirit!
    Superboy
  7. 6. Robotman -- Servant for a Day
    Robotman
  8. 7. The Truth About the Lie Detector
  9. 8. The Lady and the Killers
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Peets
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  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
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