(September-October 1953)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (Managing Editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Superman, Ex-Crimebuster (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; King Saphire (villain); The Mask (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman adopts a criminal identity in order to unmask a gang leader.

["I got this ring. May I give it to you?"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Bebe
Reprints:

How Safe Is Your Driving? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Buzzy

Green Arrow Joins the Foreign Legion (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

The Australian Code Mystery (Table of Contents)

A Special Spy Thriller / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of 9 inventory stories originally scheduled for an issue of Danger Trail after #5. There is no reference to Danger Trail as a feature on the splash page of this story. Feature changed to reflect the actual "feature" on the splash page. Inking previously credited to Alex Toth.

The Line of Stars Present (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Bob Hope; Dean Martin; Jerry Lewis; Mutt; Jeff; Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Synopsis:
House ad for Tomahawk #19.

["I say he can. Here he comes now. Let's ask him!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Reprints:

Yankee Doodle Fleet (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]

Primitive Pastimes (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Sure, Mom, I'll take a bath!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Pete
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking.

The Proving Ground For Crime (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich (June, 2004).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Superman, Ex-Crimebuster
    Superman
  3. 2. ["I got this ring. May I give it to you?"]
    Bebe
  4. 3. How Safe Is Your Driving?
    Buzzy
  5. 4. Green Arrow Joins the Foreign Legion
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. The Australian Code Mystery
    A Special Spy Thriller
  7. 6. The Line of Stars Present
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. ["I say he can. Here he comes now. Let's ask him!"]
    Varsity Vic
  9. 8. Yankee Doodle Fleet
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. Primitive Pastimes
  11. 10. ["Sure, Mom, I'll take a bath!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. The Proving Ground For Crime
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gene Reed
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross