(August 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 Creature from Planet X! (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]; Creature From Planet X

Indexer Notes

Cover inspired by the cover of the July 1940 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories.

The Creature from Planet X (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Bart Travers (intro, villain); Creature From Planet X; Bat-Missile (intro)
Synopsis:
A giant alien is convinced by a gang of criminals that Batman is a criminal.

Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Your visitor is here!"] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
J.B.; 4012

The City That Time Forgot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Dick Edmunds (intro)
Reprints:

["Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?"] (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

Behind the Closed Door (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Hunted Martian (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]; Rod Mulloy (intro, villain); Dirk Johnson
Synopsis:
Jones has to track an American criminal through the jungles of Africa.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id added by Bob Hughes June 2009.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Creature from Planet X!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The Creature from Planet X
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. ["Your visitor is here!"]
    Jail Jests
  5. 4. The City That Time Forgot
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  6. 5. ["Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. Behind the Closed Door
  8. 7. The Hunted Martian
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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