(September 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

Issue Notes

Sequence order provided by Darrin Clinton via the GCD Error List (22 February 2007).


Crimes in Jade (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Crimes of Jade! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Ling Ho (introduction); Mr. Ho (Ling's father, curio store owner, introduction, death); Shing Far [Nick Baily] (villain, introduction); Ding How (villain, introduction); Wong How (villain, Ding's brother, introduction)
Synopsis:
When a brazen crime involving the theft of jade rocks Chinatown, Batman teams up with a Chinese detective to track down the criminals.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; belt radio; Chinatown; Chinese Bat-Signal; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

The cover title differs from the final story title.

Splash page somewhat patterned after the cover.

A Bid for Robotman? (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Shorty Rides a Winner! (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ozzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ozzie

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 1-5-08.

Secret Codes -- A Hobby for All (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Lysing ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Jerry Bails.

Arizona Ranger (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Dr. Z, Future Criminal (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; Andre Chavard; Tex; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]; Dr. Z (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Crimes in Jade
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Crimes of Jade!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. A Bid for Robotman?
    Robotman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  5. 4. Shorty Rides a Winner!
    Slam Bradley
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Ozzie
  7. 6. Secret Codes -- A Hobby for All
  8. 7. Arizona Ranger
  9. 8. Dr. Z, Future Criminal
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
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