(February 1956)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1955-12-20
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 (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

Issue Notes

Newsstand date from the Comic Magazine Publishing Report issue #168, January 1956 by The Dougherty Company.


The Outlaw Batman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

The Outlaw Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Artist credits revised and verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit previously given to Sheldon Moldoff and inker credit given to Stan Kaye?

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:
teen

The Machine That Captured the Past (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 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)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

How to Read Fingerprints (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Escape to the Stars (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter From Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'Onn J'Onzz]; Captain Harding (intro); Alex Dunster; Professor Urdle (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
John Jones discovers that Alex Dunster, who acquires and sells scientific and technical items of great value, has gotten hold of the machine that Prof. Erdel used to bring J'onn J'onzz from Mars. Jones realizes that if he uses the machine to return to Mars, however, Dunster would be free to continue his criminal ways. So Jones confronts Dunster, but Dunster destroys the machine before surrendering.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint information from Ted Watson on 27 October 2004. Manhunter first uses his powers to see through walls.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Outlaw Batman
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Outlaw Batman
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?
    Buzzy
  4. 3. The Machine That Captured the Past
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. How to Read Fingerprints
  8. 7. Escape to the Stars
    John Jones Manhunter From Mars
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  • Per Sandell
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