(July 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:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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 Rebus Crimes (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Bob Kane pencils to Jim Mooney pencils by Craig Delich. The Kane credit is bogus.

This cover is a paste up of figures by Mooney and Paris.

The Joker's head from the cover of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #44, as spotted by Antiqueira. http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8611

The Rebus Crimes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Crayley (sub-treasury employee); Mr. Millman (millionaire gem collector); The Joker (villain); Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
A clever rebus sign on a local furrier's store gives the Joker yet a new and novel method of committing his crimes!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Joker Plane; Millman Sapphires; Smith's Fur Shop

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang.

Inker credit revised and verified by Craig Delich, previously given as Gene McDonald ? Jim Mooney ?

Cycle of Crimes (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]

The Balloon Bandits (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

Artist credits revised by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Art credits previously given to John Daly.

Secret Codes Can Be Fun (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Lysing (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Rise and Fall of a Gangster (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby ?
Inks:
Steve Brodie ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Tex]; Al Ferris; Biff Donnelly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rebus Crimes
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Rebus Crimes!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Cycle of Crimes
    Air Wave
  4. 3. The Balloon Bandits
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. Secret Codes Can Be Fun
  6. 5. The Rise and Fall of a Gangster
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner