(July 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 Citadel of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Citadel of Crime! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Tom Horne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dan Briggs (ex-con, death); Tom Horne (ex-con); Smith (villain); The Thinker (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Commissioner Gordon asks Batman to investigate when a series of cons are released from prison and suddenly disappear. The Caped Crusader discovers, after going undercover, that a criminal named the Thinker is gathering and using them to manufacture parts for equipment to be used by the underworld.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batkite; Batplane; Gotham City; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Letterer verified by Jack Burnley.

Prosecutor 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]

Fireman, Save My Child (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit by Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Previously was credited to Howard Sherman.

Safety in Numbers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Patrick Dobbs (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

When Hitler Came Back (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Steve Brodie
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Citadel of Crime
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Citadel of Crime!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Prosecutor by Proxy
    Air Wave
  4. 3. Fireman, Save My Child
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. Safety in Numbers
  6. 5. When Hitler Came Back
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • 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