(June-July 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Batman, Interplanetary Policeman (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jim Mooney and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Bird Cage Bandits! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain)

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit verified to Craig Delich by Jim Mooney (November 2005). Previously given to Ray Burnley. Pencil credit confirmed by Money and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Swifty Seaver Wins For Beaver (Table of Contents)

Jim Wise; PF Flyer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

The Bandits of Tiny Town! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin Dick Grayson]; Moose Miller (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Possibly inspired by the 1938 movie, "THE TERROR OF TINY TOWN." Revised inker credit verified to Craig Delich by Jim Mooney (November 2005). Previously assigned to Ray Burnley. Story uses one of Hamilton's favorite words: Strategem, twice. Pencil credit verified by Mooney and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

["I understand Lefty Looey is in the neighborhood"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

The Score (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Baker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Batman, Interplanetary Policeman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sax Gola (villain, a Martian, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Revised inking credit verified to Craig Delich by Jim Mooney (November 2005). Previously given to Ray Burnley. Most indications identify Fox as the author of this story. Pencil credit verified by Mooney and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

How Jet-Propulsion Works (Table of Contents)

US Royal; US Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

"Mud pies!" (Table of Contents)

Little Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

The Too-Sure Eleven (Table of Contents)

Famous Sports Flops; Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos ?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

T is For Tapir (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

ad for the Boy Commandos #21

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman, Interplanetary Policeman
    Batman
  2. 1. The Bird Cage Bandits!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Swifty Seaver Wins For Beaver
    Jim Wise; PF Flyer
  4. 3. The Bandits of Tiny Town!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. ["I understand Lefty Looey is in the neighborhood"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. The Score
  7. 6. Batman, Interplanetary Policeman!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. How Jet-Propulsion Works
    US Royal; US Bike Tires
  9. 8. "Mud pies!"
    Little Arthur
  10. 9. The Too-Sure Eleven
    Famous Sports Flops; Thom McAn
  11. 10. T is For Tapir
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