(Summer 1945)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Junior Reporters (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Tommy Blake; Pete Blake (villain, Tommy's brother); Harvey Stratton (villain)
Synopsis:
Young newsboy Tommy Blake wants to enter the Planet's contest, "Reporter For a Day", but soon learns that his brother is involved in distributing counterfeit ration books. Superman has to step in and help Tommy write the story of his life, which earns him a spot as reporter on the Daily Planet!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich (May, 2004).

False Paradise For Felons (Table of Contents)

The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

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

The Toys That Live (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara

Lord Alfred of Upson Downs (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war; adventure
Characters:
Boy Commandos [Brooklyn (aka Dan Turpin); Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Captain Rip Carter; Lord Alfred

Remote Control Robbery (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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

The Secret of Ohain (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

Specialists in Crime! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Norman Fallon [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor L. M. Brane (villain, introduction); Thimble (villain); Batmobile
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin face a new twist on crime: a man who hires only specialists in crime to carry out his plans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich (May, 2004). Robin uses a new weapon against crime called the Batpoon in this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Junior Reporters
    Superman
  3. 2. False Paradise For Felons
    The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy
  4. 3. The Toys That Live
    Zatara
  5. 4. Lord Alfred of Upson Downs
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. Remote Control Robbery
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. The Secret of Ohain
    Johnny Everyman
  8. 7. Specialists in Crime!
    Batman and Robin
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