(April 1959)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, May, July and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Ad sequences, promo sequences, and story synopses added by Ed Boner.


The Fugitive Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman; 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]; Bat-Hound [Ace]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Secret of the Everglades (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joe Osceola (Seminole Indian); tribal members; Ponce DeLeon (explorer, mention only); Mike Briggs (villain, trapper); Brigg's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
While vacationing in Florida, Batman and Robin save the life of a Seminole Indian who has discovered a cache of valuable artifacts once belonging to a famed explorer that a group of thugs are after.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Everglades; Florida

Indexer Notes

Acript credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advertisement for Tootsie Rolls.

[The Brave and the Bold #23] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["Hmm - a Burglar!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

The Joker's Practical Jokes! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
The Joker goes on a new crime spree, basing crimes on "occupational" practical jokes, like the "skyhook" and the "left-handed monkey-wrench."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Pops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advertisement for Tootsie Roll Pops.

["There he is now!"] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Challengers of the Unknown #7] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

["I'll play out in the field, fellows."] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

The Telltale Ladder (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

The Fugitive Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Commissioner James Gordon; Frank Tyler; several reporters; Red Mask Mob [Lucky Lane (leader); Nifty Blake; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Robin and Ace, the Bat-Hound, acting on orders from Commissioner Gordon, attempt to track down a fugitive Batman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advertisement for Tootsie Roll Fudge.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fugitive Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Secret of the Everglades
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  4. 3. [The Brave and the Bold #23]
  5. 4. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  6. 5. ["Hmm - a Burglar!"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Joker's Practical Jokes!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  9. 8. ["There he is now!"]
    Jail Jests
  10. 9. [Challengers of the Unknown #7]
  11. 10. ["I'll play out in the field, fellows."]
    Casey the Cop
  12. 11. The Telltale Ladder
  13. 12. The Fugitive Batman
    Batman and Robin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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