(August 1957)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 and 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; un-named Sheriff; Robert Cray (villain, introduction); [Vance Sonderson] [as Jay Sonderson] (villain, 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 and 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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