(December 1953-January 1954)

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

Machines of Menace! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

The Joker's Movie Crimes! (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]; The Joker (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (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:
children

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Binky Says: "Know Your Community!" (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

Dick Grayson's Nightmare! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Doc (villain); Blinky (villain); Moose (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Actually a Robin story with Batman making only a token appearance.

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

["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India..."] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Come on! I'll call the station house!"] (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

The Deadly Dingo! (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Gene Reed, July 2009.

Calling All Con Men! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Machines of Menace! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Nero Thompson (villain, introduction); Sparky Watts (villain, named after the Boody Rogers comic character, introduction); Ned Herzo (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/, formerly attributed to Bill Finger.

Pencil credits verified by Schwartz and inker credit verified by Paris.

The Line of Stars Presents Superman DC National Comics (Table of Contents)

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Includes small reproductions of the covers to The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis #9 and The Adventures of Bob Hope #24.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Machines of Menace!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Joker's Movie Crimes!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  4. 3. Binky Says: "Know Your Community!"
    Binky
  5. 4. Dick Grayson's Nightmare!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. ["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India..."]
    Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  8. 7. ["Come on! I'll call the station house!"]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. The Deadly Dingo!
  10. 9. Calling All Con Men!
  11. 10. The Machines of Menace!
    Batman and Robin
  12. 11. The Line of Stars Presents Superman DC National Comics
    Superman DC National Comics
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