(November-December 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

Credits verified by Jack Burnley to Craig Delich.

Superman's Super Rival (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Paul Laverne; Mike (fight manager); Dan the Dunce (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Petty crook Dan the Dunce, tired of always getting beat up in the ring, sees an ad in a magazine for Dormital, and he thinks it will give him super-muscles, so he slugs down half a bottle. Superman discovers later, to his dismay, that this substance, actually a sedative, does indeed give Dan super strength, enough to give the Man of Tomorrow a run for his money!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

Hilarious Harold (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; Harold
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

The Who Zoo Crimes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Who (villain)

[The Mean Dog-Catcher] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Bebe

The Lancers Ride Again (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; The Rapier (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Swan credit verified to Craig Delich by Swan.

[Coat Hanger-itis] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Lit-Win] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Lit-Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win is a pen-name for an unknown, as yet, artist at DC Comics. Jack Burnley saw him all the time in the DC offices, but he couldn't remember the man's actual name.

Dawn Attack (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Carroll (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

[The Quick Change Artist] (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 by Craig Delich.

["Halt! Ice cream cone!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Egbert / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Egbert

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-1-29.

The Man With the X-Ray Eyes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Ann Marden (Eddie's girl, introduction); Eddie Brand (villain, introduction, reforms); Milt (villain, Eddie's agent, introduction)
Synopsis:
A World War 2 ace gains x-ray vision after a plane crash and turns criminal, but is exonerated by a Grand Jury when they learn of the details of his accident.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; The Gotham Globe

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

Art verified by Joe Desris to Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Superman's Super Rival
    Superman
  3. 2. Hilarious Harold
    Zatara
  4. 3. The Who Zoo Crimes
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. [The Mean Dog-Catcher]
    Bebe
  6. 5. The Lancers Ride Again
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [Coat Hanger-itis]
    Daffy & Doodle
  8. 7. Dawn Attack
  9. 8. [The Quick Change Artist]
    Three-Ring Binks
  10. 9. ["Halt! Ice cream cone!"]
    Little Egbert
  11. 10. The Man With the X-Ray Eyes!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross