(June 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 Outlaw Who Played Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batman [Bart Davis] (villain)

The Outlaw Who Played Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Bart Davis (villain)

The Man Who Could Eat Metal (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 (supporting); Oswald Beebe (villain)

["I'm tired of covering this beat, Commissioner!"] (Table of Contents)

O'Malley of the 4th Precinct / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
O'Malley of the 4th Precinct

Secrets of the Detective (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as J. E. Maxon]
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; detective-mystery

["Whew! This is awful!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

The Dog with A Martian Master (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Kashdan ?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'Onn J'Onzz]; Captain Harding (supporting); Jupiter (dog); Andy Fletcher (villain)
Synopsis:
Jones befriends a stray dog who rescues him from a fiery trap.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story gives the impression that Jones keeps the dog and he'll be a continuing character. Writer id by Bob Hughes 6/09

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Outlaw Who Played Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The Outlaw Who Played Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Eat Metal
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  4. 3. ["I'm tired of covering this beat, Commissioner!"]
    O'Malley of the 4th Precinct
  5. 4. Secrets of the Detective
  6. 5. ["Whew! This is awful!"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Dog with A Martian Master
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
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