(July 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

Batman, Robot! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman robot; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Free Speech -- Free for All! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy

Batman, Robot (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris [as Bob Kane]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Night Owl Gang [Number One [Eddie Chill]; Number Two [Wedge Dixon]; Petey] (intro, villain); The Gorman Gang (intro, villain); Batman robot (intro)
Synopsis:
Batman is lured into a trap and supposedly dies in an explosion. Batman appears to be replaced by a robot. Although Robin pretends to believe it, he actually knows that the Caped Crusader is laying his own trap for a wanted felon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-12-07.

["Ow-have I got a toothache!"] (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

[Green Lantern #1 ad] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Green Lantern #1

The Girl Who Became a Sorceress (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Mazar (intro, villain)

Untimely Alibi (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["I told you not to pass that red light!"] (Table of Contents)

Strange Laws / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Reprints:

The Menace of Marsville (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6.66 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)
Synopsis:
Manhunter builds a replica of Mars in the City Park. There Earthmen have super powers and Martians don't, much to the delight of an unnamed gang or criminals.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09

Crime and Punishment (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Casey, did you hear about the nice raise I got last week?"] (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; W.T. Jones
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman, Robot!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Free Speech -- Free for All!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Batman, Robot
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Ow-have I got a toothache!"]
    Jail Jests
  5. 4. [Green Lantern #1 ad]
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. The Girl Who Became a Sorceress
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  7. 6. Untimely Alibi
  8. 7. ["I told you not to pass that red light!"]
    Strange Laws
  9. 8. The Menace of Marsville
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  10. 9. Crime and Punishment
  11. 10. ["Casey, did you hear about the nice raise I got last week?"]
    Casey the Cop
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