(February-March 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Season's Greetings From Batman and Robin] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Santa Claus
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Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Penguin's Apprentice! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; William Shakespeare (image); un-named young author; The Penguin [Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot] [as Q. T. Beezlum] (villain); Snipe (villain, a counterfeiter); Louis (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin are puzzled when the Penguin begins stealing objects from people off the street, such as a handkerchief and a feather, unaware that he is attempting to train a young man in the fine art of crime.
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Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley.

Letterer credit verified by George Roussos.

Son of His Father (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eddie Bell (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

This text story does NOT appear in the Archive.

The Pearl of Peril! (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Pistol-Packin' Pete (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Alfred goes into a restaurant for dinner, he runs into a tramp who claims to have a pearl the size of an oyster.
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Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson.

Letterer credit verified by George Roussos.

Voyage Into Villainy! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Skinner (Explorer's Club member); Pierce (Explorer's Club member); McCoy (Explorer's Club member); Challoner (Explorer Club member, death); Felix Landry (villain, Explorer's Club member, introduction); Puddler Powers (villain, introduction); Rusty (villain)
Synopsis:
The death of a wealthy, noted member of the Explorer's Club spurs on fellow member, Mr. Challoner, to track down clues in the Club's building to the deceased man's fortune.
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Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Indexer Notes

This sequence does NOT appear in the Archive.

A Christmas Peril! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scranton Loring (richest boy in the world, introduction); Timothy Scranton [as Santa Claus] (introduction); Joe Meeker (introduction); Eggers (villain, attorney, introduction); Gulliver (villain, Loring's butler, introduction); Happy Hoggsby (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman attempts to convince a very young "Scrooge" of the true meaning of Christmas.
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Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson and letters credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Season's Greetings From Batman and Robin]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Penguin's Apprentice!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Son of His Father
  4. 3. The Pearl of Peril!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  5. 4. Voyage Into Villainy!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  7. 6. A Christmas Peril!
    Batman and Robin
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