(March 1955)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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 Mental Giant of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mental Giant [Barney Barrows]
Reprints:

The Mental Giant of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mental Giant [Barney Barrows] (villain, reforms); The Metals Mob [Kyler; rest un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Wanting to be a Policeman terribly, young Barney Barrows discovers that he can't pass the mental test to become one. However, a freak explosion in the Police lab exposes Barney to radiation which swells his mental capacity and head. He figures out Batman's true identity and forces the Caped Crusader and Boy Wonder to do his bidding.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Your United Nations at Work / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The World's Sea Fair! (Table of Contents)

Captain Compass / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman Whirly-Word Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

puzzle

Laundry-Mark Sleuth (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Unlucky Guest Stars! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mental Giant of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Mental Giant of Gotham City
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Your United Nations at Work
  5. 4. The World's Sea Fair!
    Captain Compass
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman Whirly-Word Game
  8. 7. Laundry-Mark Sleuth
  9. 8. The Unlucky Guest Stars!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
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