(July 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

Issue Notes

Contains Capt. Tootsie ad by C. C. Beck.


The Sound Effect Crimes (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; The Joker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Sprang and ink credit verified by Craig Delich.

The Sound-Effect Crimes! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
The sound effects from a radio drama spur the Joker to institute a new crime idea: that of using sound to create panic among the city's populace in order to make easy scores.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Sprang. Inker credit revised & verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Inker credit previously given to Howard Sherman? Gene McDonald? Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-6-08.

The Lost Evidence (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Paul Dennis]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Shorty Grows Up (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.

none (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Science Question Box (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic

The Case of the Ex-Boy Commando (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; Brooklyn; Tex; Andre].

none (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
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sound Effect Crimes
    Batman
  2. 1. The Sound-Effect Crimes!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Lost Evidence
    Robotman
  4. 3. Shorty Grows Up
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. none
    Shorty
  6. 5. Science Question Box
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. The Case of the Ex-Boy Commando
    The Boy Commandos
  9. 8. none
    Casey the Cop
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • 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
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
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