(October 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

Crimes in Reverse (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Dick Sprang.

Crime in esreveR! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; un-named prison Warden; Mr. Cartell (jewelry shop owner); Mrs. Tyler Vanderkill; The Joker (villain); Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Joker pulls a fast one on Batman and Robin, who have just jailed him: he vows to commit all of his crimes in reverse!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Cartell Diamonds; Cartell's Jewelry Shop; Gotham City; Gotham City Chronicle; Gotham News

Indexer Notes

Story title correction by Craig Delich.

Revised pencil credit verified by Craig Delich and Joe Desris, formerly assigned to Ray Burnley.

Inker credit also verified by Joe Desris.

The Bandits and the Bells! (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]; Static (his parrot); Limpy (villain)

Shorty, the Medicine Man (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

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

Fireman for a Day (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Rhodes (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Three-Ring Binks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Three-Ring Binks

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 5-30-09.

Rip Carter - Killer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby ?
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Tex; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Percy Clearwater (introduction)]

Indexer Notes

Tex is regular team member, replacing Alfy.

Percy will be a replacement for Andre.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Crimes in Reverse
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Crime in esreveR!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Bandits and the Bells!
    Air Wave
  4. 3. Shorty, the Medicine Man
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. Fireman for a Day
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Three-Ring Binks
  7. 6. Rip Carter - Killer
    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