(April 1956)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Mad Hatter of Gotham City! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]
Reprints:

The Mad Hatter of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Brumer (sculptor); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] [also as Brumer] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Mad Hatter wants to add Batman's cowl to his collection of hats, and he goes through a series of elaborate schemes to secure it, which he does.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Museum; Green Derby

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

puzzle

The Man of a Hundred Hoaxes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen; Daniel Martin (villain)

["Golly, I haven't played baseball in years!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

Detectives with 1,000 Skills (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Mallon]
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; detective-mystery

The Sleuth Without a Clue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'nzz] [aka John Jones]; Farrow Gang [Barney Bennett; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
The Blazer Comet takes away Jones' powers for 24 hours but he must still track down the Farrow Gang.
Reprints:
Keywords:
comet

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (June 2009).

Manhunter uses super hearing for the first time.

It's Fun to Belong! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mad Hatter of Gotham City!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Mad Hatter of Gotham City
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman Whirly-Word Game
  4. 3. The Man of a Hundred Hoaxes!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  5. 4. ["Golly, I haven't played baseball in years!"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. Detectives with 1,000 Skills
  7. 6. The Sleuth Without a Clue
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  8. 7. It's Fun to Belong!
    Binky
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