(February 1955)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., May, July and Nov.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Bruce Wayne's Aunt Agatha! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Mortimer and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The River Rogues (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Commissioner James Gordon; Captain John Gordon (Commissioner Gordon's ancestor, introduction); Baird Hawes (villain, a show director, introduction); Hawe's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders are sent back in time by Carter Nichols to clear the name of Commissioner Gordon, who has been disgraced by reports that his great-grandfather led a group of bandits.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.66 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

The Seven Wonders of the Underworld! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vince Varden (villain, introduction); Varden's gang [Weedy; others un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Gang chief Varden has gathered together a group of seven inventions, all designed with criminal intentions, and one of which, a gas, he believes will end Batman's career!
Keywords:
Gotham City; silken rope

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sport Slang / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

[no title indexed] (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

Calling Police Car Number 5! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; crime

Bruce Wayne's Aunt Agatha! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Job Number:
H-286

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Agatha (Bruce Wayne's aunt, introduction); The Raven and his Rotor Robbers (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
The arrival of Bruce Wayne's aunt to Wayne Manor poses a real problem for the Dynamic Duo, especially after she unmasks the Batman!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker revision from Sheldon Moldoff to Kaye verified by Craig Delich (November 2005).

Special Christmas Quiz (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bruce Wayne's Aunt Agatha!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The River Rogues
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  4. 3. The Seven Wonders of the Underworld!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sport Slang
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. Calling Police Car Number 5!
  8. 7. Bruce Wayne's Aunt Agatha!
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. Special Christmas Quiz
    Binky
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