(July-August 1947)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Burnley.

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

The Books That Couldn't Be Bound! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz [as 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]; Lois Lane; Barney Vellum
Synopsis:
A rather strange bookbinder binds books in exteriors that illustrate the contents of the book, and Superman learns that three members of this man's club demand their books be bound in strange and unusual bindings. The Man of Tomorrow agrees to help out, since the money to be paid for the bindings will go to his choice of charities. Little does he know that Lois has a book she wants bound too: in the Man of Steel's own cloak!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich (May, 2004), writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

The Ruby With the Magic Curse (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. In this story, G.A. uses his first trick arrow: the siren arrow.

[Nothing But Money, Money, Money!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Super-Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Faces of History (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
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]; Rollo, the World's Fattest Man (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

Let Them Eat Bread (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
William F. White
Inks:
William F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

The Second Chance! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Martha; Ed Smith (introduction, death); Mary (Joel's 2nd love interest); Ed Smith (construction boss); Sally (Joel's love interest, introduction); Joel Benson [aka Jim Brown] (villain, night warchman at a museum, introduction); Chesty Murkel (villain, introduction); Slugs Hamer (villain, prisoner, introduction)
Synopsis:
Joel Benson sits on death row, begging and pleading for a second chance to make his life count for something. Fate gives him that chance, but to little avail.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Daily Tribune; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham Prison

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Mortimer placed his last name on a sign in panel 5, page 2.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Books That Couldn't Be Bound!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Ruby With the Magic Curse
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [Nothing But Money, Money, Money!]
    Super-Sleuth McFooey
  5. 4. The Faces of History
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. Let Them Eat Bread
    Zatara
  7. 6. The Second Chance!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
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