(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; 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 / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg
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 only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

160,000,000 Policemen (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

[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 ?

Genre:
non-fiction

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; superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

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

Art credits verified by Jim Mooney.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Danger Club!
    Batman; 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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