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(February 1962)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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 Bizarre Polka-Dot Man! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Polka-Dot (villain)
Keywords:
batmobile

["Dear Boys and Girls:"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial letter on the price increase to 12c.

The Bizarre Polka-Dot Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Mr. Polka-Dot (intro, villain)

["There's a pretty rich doctor down the street who goes away every weekend."] (Table of Contents)

Lefty Looie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lefty Looie
Synopsis:
Lefty tries to rob a veterinary doctor.

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The J'onn J'onzz Museum (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); Diane Meade (supporting); Aloysius Bean (intro); Torch Raiders
Synopsis:
Criminals use newsreel footage of J'Onzz to determine his weakness.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09

Danger: Police at Work (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Mystery of the Undersea Safari (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad; Jeffers (intro, villain); Professor Peters
Synopsis:
Aquaman and Aqualad help Professor Peters stop some crooks from stealing a pirate treasure.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature continued in World's Finest #125.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J.S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1st, 1961. Average number of copies per issue, previous year: 325,000.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Bizarre Polka-Dot Man!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. ["Dear Boys and Girls:"]
  3. 2. The Bizarre Polka-Dot Man
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["There's a pretty rich doctor down the street who goes away every weekend."]
    Lefty Looie
  5. 4. Let Science Serve You!
  6. 5. The J'onn J'onzz Museum
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  7. 6. Danger: Police at Work
  8. 7. The Mystery of the Undersea Safari
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  9. 8. [Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner