(June 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:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
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 Power That Doomed Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Power That Doomed Batman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Blake; Big Joe Foster (villain, introduction); Pete Kulik (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman takes up a plane on an experimental flight, and, after crossing the path of a strange comet, lands, revealing Batman with a strange glow....and super powers to boot. The Dynamic Duo race against the clock to find a cure before the glow dies away....along with Batman's life!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

["Take the new prisoner to cell block four!"] (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

Mystery of the Mercurian Masquerader (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); a crook [as the Mercurian D'Lor] (introduction, villain)

Strange Guests in Room 1610 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Mixed-Up Martian Powers (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]; a crook (introduction, villain); Officer Slade
Synopsis:
A strange meteor switches all of the Manhunter's powers around.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

script credit from Bob Hughes, December 2008

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Power That Doomed Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Power That Doomed Batman
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Fred Finds a Way!
  4. 3. ["Take the new prisoner to cell block four!"]
    Warden Willis
  5. 4. Mystery of the Mercurian Masquerader
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  6. 5. Strange Guests in Room 1610
  7. 6. The Mixed-Up Martian Powers
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
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