(March-April 1947)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

First issue published with "National Comics" as the indicia publisher


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; 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:

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Burnley.

The Man Who Out-Supered Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ? (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Margie Crosby; Nelson Swayne
Synopsis:
Frustrated by the fact that his girl friend loves and adores Superman, Nelson Swayne vows to "out-super" Superman in five different events, all to be judged by prominent citizens of Metropolis. And, amazingly enough, his super-sharp brain figures out ways to do just that!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes. Art credits from Craig Delich, May 2004.

The Three Dooms (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

The Staff of Life (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

[Shadowing My Own Shadow's Shadow!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Farr (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Farr (signed)
Inks:
Jack Farr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Super-Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Flatbush Fiddler (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Me, Outlaw! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named newspaperman; Jigger (villain, introduction, flashback); Eddie (villain, introduction); Kipley (villain, lawyer, introduction, death); The L.C.M. Hot Car Gang (villains, introduction); Wheels Mitchum (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While on death row awaiting his fate in the electric chair, Wheels Mitchem agrees to write a book about his life story for $3000. Unfortunate, the aim of his book was promote the idea that a smart, tough guy CAN outwit the law.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

Batman fires a gun in this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Man Who Out-Supered Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Three Dooms
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. The Staff of Life
    Zatara
  5. 4. [Shadowing My Own Shadow's Shadow!]
    Super-Sleuth McFooey
  6. 5. The Flatbush Fiddler
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. Me, Outlaw!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome
  • Shad Z. Daly
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross