(February 1947)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Fowl Play (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; The Penguin.
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Fowl Play (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane [Batman & Robin figure layouts]; Winslow Mortimer [finished pencils]
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Boyd; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain).
Synopsis:
The Penguin, freshly escaped from prison, teams up with an unwitting bird enthusiast, and uses the man's rare birds in the commission of crimes, as well as to capture Batman and Robin.
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Indexer Notes

Pencil credits revised by Craig Delich from Win Mortimer? to Bob Kane [rare example where Kane did the Batman & Robin figure layouts, finished by Mortimer]. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-26-09.

Shorty Grows Up (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.

Safe-Cracker by Proxy (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris)
Inks:
Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

none (Table of Contents)

Prof. Pipp / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Pipp

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 5-26-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry; GS: Varsity Vic.

Tune of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Carter (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

none (Table of Contents)

The Rascals / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
Phil Berube

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Rascals

Indexer Notes

Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich 5-26-09.

The Fight Before Christmas (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Andre; Jan; Alfy; Brooklyn].
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fowl Play
    Batman
  2. 1. Fowl Play
    Batman
  3. 2. Shorty Grows Up
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Safe-Cracker by Proxy
    Air Wave
  5. 4. none
    Prof. Pipp
  6. 5. none
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Tune of Death
  8. 7. none
    The Rascals
  9. 8. The Fight Before Christmas
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner