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(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 with Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints:
Keywords:
birdcages

Fowl Play (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figure layouts); Win Mortimer (finished pencils)
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Boyd (bird lore reseacher); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Axel (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.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Pencils credits revised by Craig Delich from Win Mortimer ? to Bob Kane (rare example where Kane did the Batman and Robin figure layouts, finished by Mortimer). Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

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

Captain Tootsie Saves the Sailplane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["P is for porcupine..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Safe-Cracker by Proxy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Two of America's Most Famous Boys! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Full-time astrologer and wandering minstrel of the skyways..."] (Table of Contents)

Prof. Pipp / comic story / 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 by Craig Delich.

["We'll pick up some money shoveling snow..."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry; Varsity Vic
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Tune of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

["I want 10¢ worth of those jelly beans..."] (Table of Contents)

The Rascals / comic story / 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 and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

Brand New Animal Pals! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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 Chavard; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fowl Play
    Batman with Robin
  2. 1. Fowl Play
    Batman with Robin
  3. 2. Shorty Grows Up!
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Captain Tootsie Saves the Sailplane
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  5. 4. ["P is for porcupine..."]
  6. 5. Safe-Cracker by Proxy
    Air Wave
  7. 6. Two of America's Most Famous Boys!
    Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics
  8. 7. ["Full-time astrologer and wandering minstrel of the skyways..."]
    Prof. Pipp
  9. 8. ["We'll pick up some money shoveling snow..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Tune of Death
  12. 11. ["I want 10¢ worth of those jelly beans..."]
    The Rascals
  13. 12. Brand New Animal Pals!
    Leading Comics
  14. 13. The Fight before Christmas
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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