(August 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 editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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

Artist credits revised & verified by Craig Delich (Jan. 2008).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
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Indexer Notes

Pencil credit previously given to Winslow Mortimer and inks to Charles Paris.

The Ghost of Gotham City! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [signed as Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Judge Whipple; D.A. Robert J. Pierce; Dr. Paul Visio [as Rifle Rafferty] (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
A clever doctor uses a phony "ghost" of executed mobster Rifle Rafferty and a group of stool pigeons within Gotham City's mobs in order to convince the Police and the Dynamic Duo that Rafferty has come back from the dead to exact revenge.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-6-08.

Robotman Meets Robotcrook (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Paul Dennis]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

A Day in the Life of a Private Eye (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

The Boy Conqueror (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic

Around the World or Bust (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby?
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Safety First (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Wayne Boring?; Al Plastino?
Inks:
Wayne Boring?; Al Plastino?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; superhero
Characters:
Superman
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Ghost of Gotham City!
    Batman
  3. 2. Robotman Meets Robotcrook
    Robotman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. A Day in the Life of a Private Eye
    Slam Bradley
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Boy Conqueror
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  9. 8. Around the World or Bust
    The Boy Commandos
  10. 9. Safety First
    Superman
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  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
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  • John Greb
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  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Gregory Fischer
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