(May-June 1946)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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 and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Siege of Aurora Roost! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; John "The Duke" Borealis; Charlie Chinook (butler to Borealis); Wolf (villain); Rawhide (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman and Lois discover the true reason why The Duke is giving away solid gold to other prospectors as a grubstake, but must stop the Wolf and his thugs from spoiling the Duke's efforts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

The Impossible Target (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

Double Magic (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William F. White (signed)
Inks:
William F. White (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara

Boy Commandos - 5,000,000 B.C. (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Steve Brodie
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commandos [Brooklyn; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Captain Rip Carter

Indexer Notes

Curt Swan verified art credits to Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Sleuth McFooey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Super Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-1-27.

The American Dream (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

A Tree Grows in Gotham City! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Francis van Orsdell; Jenkins; Doomsday (a dog); Dr. Martin (villain, introduction); Nails Finney (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
To Francis von Orsdell, the trees on his property are just like friends: he talks with them and they talk to him. But one of those trees holds a great object of value unknown to the owner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (November, 2004). In addition to the Bob Kane credit on the splash page, Mortimer signed his first name on Page 8, panel 6, on the bar and grill sign, then signed his last name on an awning in panel 1 on page 9.

The Return of Dr. Narsty (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo; Cadwallader; Mrs. Cadwallader; Mrs. Van Tilden; Dick Tracy (cameo); Dr. Narsty (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie and Rollo are invited to have a meeting at the Cadwallader home. But during the visit, Dr. Narsty shows up to steal the host's jewels, and Tootsie saves the day.
Reprints:
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #124 (May, 2014)
Keywords:
T for Tootsie

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

Dr. Narsty is based on the character of Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Siege of Aurora Roost!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Impossible Target
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. Double Magic
    Zatara
  5. 4. Boy Commandos - 5,000,000 B.C.
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Super Sleuth McFooey
  7. 6. The American Dream
    Johnny Everyman
  8. 7. A Tree Grows in Gotham City!
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. The Return of Dr. Narsty
    Captain Tootsie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross