(January 1959)

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 Secret of the Fantastic Weapons! (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]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Smite (villain); Bragan (villain); The Professor (villain)

The Secret of the Fantastic Weapons (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Smite (intro, villain); Bragan (intro, villain); The Professor (intro, villain); Odin (not the Norse God)
Synopsis:
In a Mayan jungle in Mexico, Batman and Robin confront three criminals with super weapons.

Formula for Success! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

["You're a free man today, Groden."] (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; Groden

The Man Who Made Dreams Come True! (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

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

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

The Clue in the Rain (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["I know it's irregular, Warden, but..."] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis

["Well, Slugger, when the jury comes out..."] (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; Slugger
Reprints:

The Crime Conjurer! (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 5.66 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); The Conjurer (intro, villain); Dick Ruark
Synopsis:
John Jones must stop a magician on a robbery spree, but he is being filmed for a documentary on being a police detective so he can't slip away and use his super powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of the Fantastic Weapons!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The Secret of the Fantastic Weapons
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Formula for Success!
  4. 3. ["You're a free man today, Groden."]
    Warden Willis
  5. 4. The Man Who Made Dreams Come True!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  6. 5. The Clue in the Rain
  7. 6. ["I know it's irregular, Warden, but..."]
    Warden Willis
  8. 7. ["Well, Slugger, when the jury comes out..."]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. The Crime Conjurer!
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
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