(January 1948)

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 Underworld Surgeon (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #6 (June 2005).

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credits verified by Craig Delich from Lew Schwartz (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit for Lew Schwartz was deleted.

The Underworld Surgeon (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne][also in disguise as a hood, Patch Peters]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Steve Travers; "Trigger" Joe Travers [villain]; Big Mike Roper [villain]; "Scarface" Dan Nolan [villain, D]; Ann; Dugan [D].
Synopsis:
Steve Travers is in the uncomfortable position of owing a big debt to his criminal brother, repayment being in the form of giving felons new faces thru plastic surgery so they can't be arrested by the Police.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #6 (June 2005)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn. Revised pencil credit verified by Lew Schwartz to Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit formerly assigned to Lew Schwartz. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-30-09.

The Case of the Candy Clues (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Polly Wants to Crack a Safe (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris)
Inks:
Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Story title verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Local Color (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Neill (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Title verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

none (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug

Indexer Notes

Feature verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

A Murder Rap for Brooklyn (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Tex].

Indexer Notes

Story title verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Underworld Surgeon
    Batman
  2. 1. The Underworld Surgeon
    Batman
  3. 2. The Case of the Candy Clues
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Polly Wants to Crack a Safe
    Air Wave
  5. 4. Local Color
  6. 5. none
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. A Murder Rap for Brooklyn
    The Boy Commandos
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