(August-September 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

Batman of the Mounties! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
Jack Adler (wash color)
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

The Manhunter From Mars! (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Rob Kar (introduction, a Martian lawman); The Stranger [Quork] (villain, a Martian, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Batman learns that the new criminal called The Stranger is really a Martian, and with the help of a lawman from Mars tracks him down.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Batsignal; Martians

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, pencil credits verified by Schwartz, and inker credit verified by Paris.

"These prisoners certainly put in a day's work" (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / 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 Sinister Stamps! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang and inker credit verified by Paris.

[Which river is longer] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

I Confess! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Marston] (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

["I hear you're the new coach for the girls baseball team"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Reprints:

How to Spend a Summer Week! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky

Batman of the Mounties! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bob Jason (of the RCMP, introduction); un-named Commandant of the RCMP (introduction); Remy LeClerc (villain, introduction); Pierre LeClerc (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin are the guests for National Law Enforcement Week in Canada, but soon become involved in a manhunt with a Royal Canadian Mountie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Plane; Batarang; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Batman and Robin wear their all-white "snow" costumes in this story.

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, pencil credits verified by Schwartz, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

["Professor, I represent the mayor"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title, first line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman of the Mounties!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Manhunter From Mars!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. "These prisoners certainly put in a day's work"
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. The Sinister Stamps!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [Which river is longer]
    Quick Quiz
  6. 5. I Confess!
  7. 6. ["I hear you're the new coach for the girls baseball team"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  8. 7. How to Spend a Summer Week!
    Binky
  9. 8. Batman of the Mounties!
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. ["Professor, I represent the mayor"]
    Professor Eureka
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