(March 1949)

DC, 1941 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 editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Rancho Fear! (Table of Contents)

Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
horses; stagecoaches

Indexer Notes

Inker revision from Mortimer to Mooney verified by Craig Delich 2010-4-2.

The Mystery of Rancho Fear! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed France Herron ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. LaPointe (geologist, death); Beansy (villain); Little John Johnson (villain); Jeff (villain); Slim (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin, in disguise, travel to Rancho Fear to track down a gang who has stolen a metal cylinder that once held a sample of a new gas deposit located near the rancho that the criminal intend to use to their advantage.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane

High As A Kite (Table of Contents)

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Island of Molten Hate (Table of Contents)

Captain Compass / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed) [as Geo Papp]
Inks:
George Papp (signed) [as Geo Papp]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Captain Compass [Mark Compass]

Remote Control Murder (Table of Contents)

The Perfect Crime Mystery / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

"Are you sure it's okay Mother?" (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Duel of the Gimmicks] (Table of Contents)

Merry, the Girl of a Thousand Gimmicks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Merry [Mary Pemberton]
Reprints:

["Hmm--"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Man Who Lived Too Soon (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Irwin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Lost Men of Fort Chance (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed France Herron ?
Pencils:
Fred Ray (signed) [as F RAY]
Inks:
Fred Ray (signed) [as F RAY]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]; Dan Hunter; Little Thunder (villain); Fleet Wolf
Synopsis:
Tomahawk is captured by the Seneca when trying to bring help to Fort Chance.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rancho Fear!
    Robin
  2. 1. The Mystery of Rancho Fear!
    Robin
  3. 2. High As A Kite
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  4. 3. The Island of Molten Hate
    Captain Compass
  5. 4. Remote Control Murder
    The Perfect Crime Mystery
  6. 5. "Are you sure it's okay Mother?"
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. [Duel of the Gimmicks]
    Merry, the Girl of a Thousand Gimmicks
  8. 7. ["Hmm--"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. The Man Who Lived Too Soon
  10. 9. The Lost Men of Fort Chance
    Tomahawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Veracity
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon