(February 1959)

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

Peril at Playland Isle! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Peril at Playland Isle (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Charles Barden (millionaire, death); Edith Barden (Barden's daughter); Macklin (Edith's fiance); Wilton (Barden's nephew); Pete Conn (villain, death); Carter (villain, introduction, Barden's business friend)
Synopsis:
When the wealthy builder of a new amusement park is killed, Batman and Robin nearly lose their lives tracking down the real killer.
Reprints:

["Warden, my cellmate must be planning an escape!"] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis
Reprints:

The Golden Lie Detector (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); Malko (intro); Peter Zembler (intro, villain)
Reprints:

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Web of Guilt (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Sheriff, Deadshot Dugan is in town!"] (Table of Contents)

Bullseye Billy / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bullseye Billy
Reprints:

[Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1958.
published by National Comics Publications
575 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor: F. Whitney Ellsworth
Owners: H. Donenfeld, J S. Liebowitz, P. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S Sampliner, F Iger, I Donenfeld, S Iger, A Donenfeld, L Liebowitz, J.Liebowitz, H Donenfeld Foundation, Estate of R. Liebowitz

Menace of the Martian Weapons! (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 Buggsy Roach Gang (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
A cache of Martian weapons falls to Earth and into Buggsy Roach's hands.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer ID by Bob Hughes 12/08

["Help! A man shot a gun at me!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Peril at Playland Isle!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Peril at Playland Isle
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["Warden, my cellmate must be planning an escape!"]
    Warden Willis
  4. 3. The Golden Lie Detector
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  5. 4. The Magic Card!
  6. 5. Web of Guilt
  7. 6. ["Sheriff, Deadshot Dugan is in town!"]
    Bullseye Billy
  8. 7. [Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics]
  9. 8. Menace of the Martian Weapons!
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  10. 9. ["Help! A man shot a gun at me!"]
    Casey the Cop
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