(March 1954)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Origin of the Batcave! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Origin of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named museum curator; Professor Carter Nichols; Jeremy Coe (doubles as an Indian); the Indians (villains)
Synopsis:
When the Caped Crusaders discover an ancient piece of pottery in the Bat-Cave, they have Professor Nichols send them back in time to see if they can discover the origin of this artifact.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile

["Egypt sure is an interesting country."] (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

Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

The Puzzle of the Blind Artist! (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond

["Did you hear the exciting news, 'Topper'?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Includes a small line-drawn version of the photo cover from Hopalong Cassidy #87.

["I arrested this man, Sarge."] (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

Mission to Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Captain Compass / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Captain Compass

["Egad!! One must be Detective Fosdick..."] (Table of Contents)

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

Robot Detective (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack Mason]
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

The Riddle of the Doomed Magicians! (Table of Contents)

Mysto Magician Detective / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; detective-mystery
Characters:
Mysto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/. Formerly credited to George Kashdan.

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Origin of the Batcave!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Origin of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country."]
    Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  5. 4. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Puzzle of the Blind Artist!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  7. 6. ["Did you hear the exciting news, 'Topper'?"]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  8. 7. ["I arrested this man, Sarge."]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. Mission to Mystery!
    Captain Compass
  10. 9. ["Egad!! One must be Detective Fosdick..."]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  11. 10. Robot Detective
  12. 11. The Riddle of the Doomed Magicians!
    Mysto Magician Detective
  13. 12. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
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