(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 / 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, letters credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Penguin's Apprentice! (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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]; 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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Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn, art credits verified by Jack Burnley, and letters credit verified by George Roussos.

Son of His Father (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eddie Bell
Letters:
typeset

The Pearl of Peril! (Table of Contents)

Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; 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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Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson, and letters credit verified by George Roussos.

Voyage Into Villainy! (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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, introduction, Explorer's Club member); 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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Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn, art credits verified by Jack Burnley, and letters credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 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

A Christmas Peril! (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scranton Loring (introduction); Timothy Scranton [as Santa Claus]; Joe Meeker; Eggers (villain, attorney); Gulliver (villain, Loring's butler); Happy Hoggsby (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman attempts to convince a very young "Scrooge" of the true meaning of Christmas.
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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
  2. 1. The Penguin's Apprentice!
    Batman
  3. 2. Son of His Father
  4. 3. The Pearl of Peril!
    Alfred
  5. 4. Voyage Into Villainy!
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  7. 6. A Christmas Peril!
    Batman
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