(November 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

Information on filler and text features unavailable for this issue.


The Gallery of Public Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blackie Nason
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the cover (added by Gregory Fischer 2008-5-6).

The Gallery of Public Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; James Coy [aka Chicago Eddie] (G-Man, introduction); Blackie Nason [aka Mr. Jones] (villain, introduction, death); un-named underworld surgeon, introduction, death); Lippy (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Blackie Nason was captured because of his picture being in the Police "Rogue's Gallery," so after he escapes from prison, he has plastic surgery, then sets up his "Gallery of Undercover Cops." And he accidently uncovers the true identity of Batman, just wanting to scam the underworld element.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave; Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham News; True Fact Detective; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

The splash page replicates the cover.

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the story (added by Gregory Fischer 2008-5-6).

Robotman in the Moon (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Sinister Snowman (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

Find Me a Killer (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

This feature out of order.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This feature is out of order.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This feature is out of order.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

This feature is out of order.

Lit-Win was a pen name for an unknown, as yet, artist at DC Comics whom Jack Burnley saw regularly at the DC offices, but he couldn't remember the man's true name.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Gallery of Public Heroes!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Gallery of Public Heroes!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Robotman in the Moon
    Robotman
  4. 3. The Sinister Snowman
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. Find Me a Killer
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
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