(April 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

The Black Cat Crimes! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit revised and verified by Craig Delich, previously given to Ray Burnley.

The Black Cat Crimes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Ross (fur magnate); Sam Slade (circus owner); Bill Drew (ship owner); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); Hecate (Catwoman's black cat); Catwoman's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
After escaping from prison, Catwoman decides to use superstitions to extort money from wealthy businessmen.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; belt radio; Gotham City; Kitty Car; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

The Kitty Car, Catwoman's answer to the Batmobile, 1st appears in this story.

The Crazy Customers (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

Indexer Notes

Story title verified by Craig Delich. Pencil credit revised by Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit previously given to Howard Sherman.

The Uncandid Camera! (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); Andy Philips (photographer)

Indexer Notes

Story title verified by Craig Delich.

Four Swords for a King (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:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Jan Haasan; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]

Indexer Notes

Story title verified by Craig Delich.

The Talking Cat (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mal Terret (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Feature out of order; title verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Indexer Notes

Feature out of order. Feature title verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Black Cat Crimes!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Black Cat Crimes!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Crazy Customers
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. The Uncandid Camera!
    Air Wave
  5. 4. Four Swords for a King
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. The Talking Cat
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • 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