(April-May 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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Danger Club! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Dick Sprang.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

The Danger Club (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (cameo); Jack Thorn (taxi driver, death); Mack Thorn (Jack's brother); The Danger Club [John Carew (President, death); Larson; Carson; Milding (villain)](introduction for all); the Joker (villain, flashback)
Synopsis:
When members of the Danger Club are threatened, then violently are elminated one by one, Batman decides to join the club himself to try to track down the killer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Plane; Batmobile; belt radio; Danger Club; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Penciler credit corrected by Craig Delich 2007-9-20 (Schwartz credit removed), verified by Schwartz.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

["I hear there's lots of moose around here"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Hello, Bill. I've got the afternoon off"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["You must be the boy who moved in next door"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Penguin's Fabulous Fowls! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Penciler credits verified by Schwartz.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

["Wow! What a doll!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

160,000,000 Policemen (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

[How fast do radio waves travel] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
H.T. Elmo ?

People Are People! (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:
non-fiction
Characters:
Superman

The Man of 100 Murders (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits verified by Jim Mooney.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Danger Club!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Danger Club
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["I hear there's lots of moose around here"]
    Shorty
  4. 3. ["Hello, Bill. I've got the afternoon off"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. ["You must be the boy who moved in next door"]
    Peg
  6. 5. The Penguin's Fabulous Fowls!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. ["Wow! What a doll!"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. 160,000,000 Policemen
  9. 8. [How fast do radio waves travel]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. People Are People!
    Superman
  11. 10. The Man of 100 Murders
    Batman and Robin
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