(February 1956)

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

The Return of 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]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Bruce Wayne (image); Dick Grayson (image)
Keywords:
Bat-Cave

Indexer Notes

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

The Joker Announces Danger (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Btaman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); The Joker's gang [Pete; others un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
When Batman appears as an announcer on a TV show, the Joker decides to use announcers as part of his next crime spree.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

["Fine recreation for the prisoners."] (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

Do You Know How to be a Good Baby Sitter? (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:
non-fiction
Characters:
Buzzy Brown

Doom On Channel 14 (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]; Marty Kirk (villain, introduction); Mugsy Burns (villain, introduction); un-named gang members (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
When Batman re-enacts the capture of gangster Marty Kirk, Kirk's gang members capture the Dynamic Duo in the studio, and force officials to release Kirk from prison.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

["Looks like I'm catching a cold."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

["Officer, quick! There's a burglar trying to get into my house!"] (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
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #151 (December 1950)

New Gadget To Fight Crime (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

The Return of the Bat-Hound! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; John Wilker (Ace's owner); Ross Millen (dog trainer); Whitey (a dog); Commissioner James Gordon; gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
When some crooks learn that trainer Ross Millen has trained his dog to by-pass security systems, they seize Millen and force him to use his dog to commit crimes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of the Bat-Hound!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Joker Announces Danger
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["Fine recreation for the prisoners."]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. Do You Know How to be a Good Baby Sitter?
    Buzzy
  5. 4. Doom On Channel 14
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. ["Looks like I'm catching a cold."]
    Shorty
  7. 6. ["Officer, quick! There's a burglar trying to get into my house!"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. New Gadget To Fight Crime
  9. 8. The Return of the Bat-Hound!
    Batman and Robin
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