(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; 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 only); 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, penciler 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 / 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:
Casey the Cop
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] (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

["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
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug
Reprints:

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

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs

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 only) (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, penciler credits verified by Schwartz, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

Professor Eureka / 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:
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; 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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