(April-May 1949)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Keywords:
Jokermobile

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

Inker credit and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Man With the Automatic Brain! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / 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]; The Thinker (villain, introduction, not the Flash villain)

Indexer Notes

Penciler credits confirmed by Schwartz, inker credit verified by Paris and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Batman and the Vikings! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger ?; Edmond Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Olaf Erickson and other un-named Vikings (introduction for all); Indians (villains)
Synopsis:
When Bruce and Dick visit the Gotham City museum, they note an image of a Viking that looks like Bruce Wayne.....and who is labeled a coward, so they visit Carter Nichols to go back in time to discover the truth.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005) and Lew Sayre Schwartz credit deleted.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / 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:
Peg

Fearless Wise Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cartoon Flips Starring Batman / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

The Happy Victims! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 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]; The Joker (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, penciler credits confirmed by Schwartz, inker credit confirmed by Paris and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Man With the Automatic Brain!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Batman and the Vikings!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  6. 5. Fearless Wise Man
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cartoon Flips Starring Batman
  8. 7. The Happy Victims!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen