(June 1949)

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

The Experiment of Professor Zero (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Zero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Sprang. Inker credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005).

The Experiment of Professor Zero (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / 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; Mr. Carlyle (banker); Mr. Gresham (financier); Mr. Parnell (automobile magnate); Professor Zero (villain, introduction, death); Beefy (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin fall victim, like others, to a mad scientist who has found a way to reduce humans to pigmy size!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005). Inker credit previously given to Howard Sherman ? Gene McDonald ? Oddity: On page 2, panel 3, Batman titles this case "The Pigmy Plot" in his personal casebook on page 1, but "The Experiment of Professor Zero" on the last page.

The Metal Man's Sportsathon (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Paul Dennis]

A Bicycle Built for Sleuths (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sarge / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sarge

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 1-6-08.

A Policeman's Lot (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Goldsmith (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

The King of the Animals (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
George Klein?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Andre; Tex; Brooklyn].
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Experiment of Professor Zero
    Batman
  2. 1. The Experiment of Professor Zero
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Metal Man's Sportsathon
    Robotman
  4. 3. A Bicycle Built for Sleuths
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sarge
  6. 5. A Policeman's Lot
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. The King of the Animals
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • 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