(December 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 Box (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Box! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Briggs Carson (villain); "Highwire" Joe Foster (villain, death); Duds Deblin (villain, death); Roger Gormet (villain, death); Jenkins (villain, Gormet's butler); Snag Corlin (villain, death); The Avenger [Briggs Carson] [aka The Diamond King] (villain)
Synopsis:
A mysterious box in Batman's Hall of Trophies tells the strange story of revenge by a man known as the Diamond King, whose son died at the hands of certain gangsters. When the evidence to prove their guilt was stolen, and the men set free, the father uses the box to gain his revenge upon each of them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave; Club Saturn; Gotham City; Hall of Trophies; The Stout Man's Shop

Indexer Notes

Splash page replicates the cover in reverse.

The figures of Batman and Robin on a motorcycle, from the cover of Batman #26 (Oct.-Nov. 1944), was re-drawn by Kane for use in panel 2 of page 9 of this story.

Background inker credit for Ray Burnley removed, as he did not work on this story.

Static Sees Double (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 (a parrot)

The Man Who Drowned Nine Times (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Inker credit previously given to John Daly.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spooks / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
Phil Berube

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Spooks

Indexer Notes

Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich 5-30-09.

Fifty Below Zero (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

The Coward (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Field (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Box
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Box!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Static Sees Double
    Air Wave
  4. 3. The Man Who Drowned Nine Times
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Spooks
  6. 5. Fifty Below Zero
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. The Coward
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
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