(February 1960)

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 Return of Bat-Mite! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (supporting); Bat-Mite (supporting)

The Return of Bat-Mite (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.667 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (supporting); Bat-Mite (supporting); The Hobby Robber (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Bat-Mite returns for more fun with Batman and Robin. But when they turn away his offer to help, Bat-Mite decides to help Batwoman instead.

[Batman #129 ad] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.333 page (report information)

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

It's Fun to Help Others! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

["In Ancient Greece, if a rock fell on a man and injured him,..."] (Table of Contents)

Law Oddities! / filler / 0.667 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

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

statement of ownership / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1959. Publisher: National Comics 575 Lexington Ave, New York, NY. Editor: Jack Schiff. Owners: Harry Donenfeld, J. Liebowitz, P. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, L. Liebowitz, J. H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation.

The Great Space Hoax (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting)
Synopsis:
Usually, contestants on Roy's show make claims that he proves to be hoaxes. This time the contestant admits he's perpetrating a hoax and dares Roy to prove it.

["There goes the escaped man, Warden!"] (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

The Arrest That Failed (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Crimes of John Jones (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 5.667 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); "Big Boy" Benson (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
A passing cosmic cloud gives Manhunter amnesia and Big Boy Benson tries to convince him he's a crook.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Bob Hughes. Martian Manhunter also appears in Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #28 this month.

[World's Finest Comics #107 ad] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.333 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Bat-Mite!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The Return of Bat-Mite
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [Batman #129 ad]
  4. 3. It's Fun to Help Others!
    Superboy
  5. 4. ["In Ancient Greece, if a rock fell on a man and injured him,..."]
    Law Oddities!
  6. 5. [Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics]
  7. 6. The Great Space Hoax
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. ["There goes the escaped man, Warden!"]
    Warden Willis
  9. 8. The Arrest That Failed
  10. 9. The Crimes of John Jones
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  11. 10. [World's Finest Comics #107 ad]
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