(December 1947-January 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Mooney, inker credit verified by Paris and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Gamble With Doom! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain)

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (November 2005). Credit previously given as Ray Burnley. Pencil credit verified by Mooney.

Born For Adventure! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Globetrotter (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Mooney and letterer by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Goofy Ozzie / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Goofy Ozzie

Strange Territory (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M. G. Pattington (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The First American Detective! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Silas Wayne (Bruce Wayne's ancestor, introduction); Benjamin Franklin

Indexer Notes

Dick Sprang believed that Finger wrote this story. Pencil credit verified by Mooney and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris. One indexer believed the inks are not by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit Win
Inks:
Lit Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lit-Win

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2012-10-24. Lit-Win is a pen name for a writer/artist at DC that Jack Burnley remembered seeing in the DC offices, but could not remember his true name.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Gamble With Doom!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Born For Adventure!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Goofy Ozzie
  5. 4. Strange Territory
  6. 5. The First American Detective!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen