(June 1958)

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 Captive Planet! (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]; Beran
Reprints:

The Captive Planet (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jim Rolfe (big-game hunter); Harvey Baxter (businessman); Pete Cole (ex-convict); Beran of Tora; Cafis (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While visiting an exhibit at the old Gotham City Fair Grounds, Bruce and Dick are whisked away in an alien spaceship to the planet Tora, where, as the Dynamic Duo, they battle not only the elements, but invaders as well.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gotham City; Hypno-Helmet

["Playing baseball is good for the men here!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

The Man Who Charmed Wild Beasts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Jed Cole (intro, villain)
Reprints:

Mystery of the Three-Minute Eggs (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

["Hmm-breaking into a safe."] (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; Sarge

The Carnival of Doom (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); Willy Jones
Synopsis:
Takes takes the Chief's nephew to an amusement park, not knowing that criminals are planning to rob it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
carnival

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/08

["I just received this letter from the governor ordering me to cut expenses."] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis; Timmy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Captive Planet!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Captive Planet
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["Playing baseball is good for the men here!"]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  5. 4. The Man Who Charmed Wild Beasts
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  6. 5. Mystery of the Three-Minute Eggs
  7. 6. ["Hmm-breaking into a safe."]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. The Carnival of Doom
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. ["I just received this letter from the governor ordering me to cut expenses."]
    Warden Willis
This issue was most recently modified by:
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