(August-September 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

The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Keywords:
Batcave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Fowls of Fate! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Mooney.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Letterer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wolf Brando (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously given to Ray Burnley.

["I'm starved, Doodle"] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Lit-Win] (signed)
Inks:
? [Lit-Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
? [as Lit-Win]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win is a pen name for an unknown, as yet, artist at DC Comics. Jack Burnley remembers seeing him in the DC Comics offices, but could not remember his true name.

There She Blows: Whales and Whaling (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

["Look at this, Tuffy!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Crime From Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Mooney.

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously given to Ray Burnley.

Letterer credit by Martyin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Fowls of Fate!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["I'm starved, Doodle"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  5. 4. There She Blows: Whales and Whaling
  6. 5. ["Look at this, Tuffy!"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. Crime From Tomorrow!
    Batman and Robin
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