(Autumn 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

none (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Burnley.

The Rubber Band (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ? (signed)
Pencils:
Jon Small ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed); Joe Shuster (touch-ups) (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Ben Stanger; Derby Bowser (villain, death); Johnny (villain); Crusher (villain)
Synopsis:
After Derby Bowser is released from prison, his car suffers two blown out tires, which gives him an idea for a new racket: steal new tires from government shipments and sell them on the black market!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification by Bob Hughes (December, 2006). Previously identified as George Roussos by Pat Lang (October, 2004). Inker identification by Bob Hughes (December, 2006). Previously given as John Sikela in Superman: The World's Finest Comics Archives #1. Shuster touch-ups noted by Craig Delich (November, 2005).

Shelter For Shenanigans (Table of Contents)

The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

Too Hot To Handle (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William F. White
Inks:
William F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Respectable Burglars (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice del Burgo
Inks:
Maurice del Burgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Iss Ve Not Der Supermen? (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; the Nazis (villains)

The Camera of Mei-Lan (Table of Contents)

Johnny Everyman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Everyman

The Men Who Died Twice! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed); George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
George Roussos ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. McFloy (prison physician); Killer Halsey (villain, death); Machine Gun Kale (villain, death); Lynx Larsen (villain, death); Mr. Mennekin (villain); Duke Welsh (villain, also disguised as Killer Halsey); Stoney Hix (villain, also disguised as Lynx Larsen); Turtle Krall [also disguised as Machine Gun Kale] (villain)
Synopsis:
The death and sudden "re-appearance" of three executed killers in a series of crime sprees baffles the Caped Crimefighters until a tell-tale clue leads them to the criminal behind the scheme.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; The Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Rubber Band
    Superman
  3. 2. Shelter For Shenanigans
    The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy
  4. 3. Too Hot To Handle
    Zatara
  5. 4. Respectable Burglars
    The Green Arrow
  6. 5. Iss Ve Not Der Supermen?
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. The Camera of Mei-Lan
    Johnny Everyman
  8. 7. The Men Who Died Twice!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross