(August 1957)

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 Murder at Mystery Castle! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Murder at Mystery Castle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Barham (mention only, death); James Barham (millionaire, death); Adam Barham (Jame's cousin); John Gorley; Sheriff Martin; Robert Cray (villain, introduction); Vance Sonderson [as Jay Sonderson] (villain, gun smuggler, introduction)
Synopsis:
The murder of John Barham in his own castle that he had dis-assembled in Europe and re-built in America draws the Caped Crusaders into a murder mystery that nearly costs them their lives.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

["Hmm-that window looks open!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

The Man With the Magic Camera (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Homer Woods (introduction, villain); Mr. Walters (introduction, villain)
Reprints:

["Slugs McSpade keeps very busy with his garden."] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis; Slugs McSpade

["Quick! Give me a big juicy steak!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

A Counterfeiter Takes the Count (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

John Jones' Female Nemesis (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Captain Harding (supporting); Diane Meade (intro); Tiger Raffity (intro, villain); Morris (intro, villain); Scanlon (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Diane Meade is assigned to help Detective Jones track down the burglars after a museum robbery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Murder at Mystery Castle!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Murder at Mystery Castle
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Earn While You Learn!
  4. 3. ["Hmm-that window looks open!"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Man With the Magic Camera
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  6. 5. ["Slugs McSpade keeps very busy with his garden."]
    Warden Willis
  7. 6. ["Quick! Give me a big juicy steak!"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. A Counterfeiter Takes the Count
  9. 8. John Jones' Female Nemesis
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
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