(October-November 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

Batman's Arabian Nights (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Crier (see notes)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Though identified as the Joker on the cover, the character depicted is actually the Crier, the villain from the third story in this issue. (Character identification corrected by Anthony William Durant via the GCD Error Tracker.)

Kane pencils per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Lew Sayre Schwartz. Inks credit verified by Paris. Letters credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Prison Doctor! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 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]; Dr. Paul Taber (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Mooney.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Scoop of the Century! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale (introduction); The Mad Hatter (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

["Working in a dress shop isn't just what I wanted..."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

The Unknown Rays (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson [as William Morrison] (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

Batman's Arabian Nights! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; The Crier (introduction); Caliph Haroun-Al-Raschid (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Spotting what they think is the Joker's face on an ancient rug, Batman and Robin are sent into Arabia of the past where they meet the Crier, who uses tears, not laughter, to steal from the people of his day.
Keywords:
time travel story

Indexer Notes

Kane pencils credit per Craig Delich; we formerly credited Lew Sayre Schwartz. Inks credit verified by Paris. Letters credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

["...Yes, Ozzie, the automobile is a wonderful means of transportation..."] (Table of Contents)

Ozzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Phil Berube

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ozzie

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Captain Tootsie Traps the Killer Bear (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman's Arabian Nights
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The Prison Doctor!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Scoop of the Century!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Working in a dress shop isn't just what I wanted..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. The Unknown Rays
  6. 5. Batman's Arabian Nights!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. ["...Yes, Ozzie, the automobile is a wonderful means of transportation..."]
    Ozzie
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Traps the Killer Bear
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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