(June 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.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Ace, the Bat-Hound (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]; Ace the Bat-Hound
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Win Mortimer, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Fan-Mail of Danger! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Susie Smith (introduction, secretary); Ned Norton (introduction); Norton's mother (introduction); Vincent Crail (villain, forger, introduction); Crail's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Swamped by fan mail, Batman hires a secretary to handle all of it, who, unwittingly, causes the volume of mail to increase, thus hampering the Caped Crusader's war on crime. A threat from a forger, who has obtained an example of Batman's signature and who attempts to uncover Batman's true identity from it, has to be stopped in his tracks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit confirmed by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / 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
Characters:
Casey the Cop

Batman's Guilty Neighbor! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Cal Tremont (introduction); Mary Tremont (introduction, Cal's wife); Tremont's gardener (villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce's new neighbor, Cal Tremont, is suspected in a series of crimes and it's up to the Caped Crusader to track down the guilty party and clear Cal's name.

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn, and inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

College for Camera Cops (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Ace, the Bat-Hound! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace] (introduction, origin); Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (middle names revealed in this story); Commissioner James Gordon; John Wilker (Ace's owner, introduction); Bert Bowers (villain, counterfeiter, introduction); Bower's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
When Batman and Robin find an injured dog they they take it back to the Batcave. The dog helps them with a few cases and leads them to the crooks who kidnapped his master.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batcave; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

There May Be a Career in Health for You! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Buzzy Brown
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ace, the Bat-Hound
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Fan-Mail of Danger!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. Batman's Guilty Neighbor!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. College for Camera Cops
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  8. 7. Ace, the Bat-Hound!
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. There May Be a Career in Health for You!
    Buzzy
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