(December 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:
Superman DC National Comics
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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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Underground Railroad of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mary Holmes; Jim Millan; Hatch Marlin [villain].
Synopsis:
Batman goes undercover in the State Prison as Jim Millan, hoping to discover how prisoners who have escaped from that institution seem to disappear forever.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-08. Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the story [added by Gregory Fischer 5/6/08].

The Riddle of the Ruby (Table of Contents)

Impossible -- But True / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond

The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow

Robotman, Mind-Reader (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]

none (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Science is Champ (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Quincy Howe (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Death in the Northwoods (Table of Contents)

Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pow-Wow Smith
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. Underground Railroad of Crime
    Batman
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Ruby
    Impossible -- But True
  4. 3. The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid
  5. 4. Robotman, Mind-Reader
    Robotman
  6. 5. none
    Shorty
  7. 6. Science is Champ
  8. 7. Death in the Northwoods
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
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
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner