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

Indexer Notes

Swan credit verified to Craig Delich by Swan.

[Coat Hanger-itis] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Lit-Win] (signed)
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. 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 added by Craig Delich 2008-1-29.

["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 and Robin / 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]; Ann Marden (introduction); Eddie Brand (villain, introduction); Milt (villain, 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:

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 And 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 and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross