(January 1950)

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 (editor-in-chief); Jack Schiff (managing 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

Bruce Wayne, Private Detective (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale
Reprints:

Bruce Wayne, Private Detective! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures) (signed); Lew Sayre Schwartz [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; Ed Wedge (detective); Tracks Carlin (villain, flashback); Frank Kelcey (villain, architect); Tilley (villain, Carlin's attorney)
Synopsis:
Bruce subs for a famed detective as he recuperates from appendix surgery. He immediately gets two clients, both of whom want a model train that once belonged to a criminal, Tracks Carlin......and are willing to get it any any cost!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave

Indexer Notes

Revised credits by Craig Delich (November 2005), and confirmed to him by Lew Schwartz. Writer id by Bob Hughes

Mighty Maro -- the Man Who Reads Minds (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Story title by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Charlie Evans (Table of Contents)

Blood Hounds / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen ?
Pencils:
Stookie Allen ?
Inks:
Stookie Allen ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Andrews Raiders (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff; Bernie Breslauer; Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Fred Ray [as Fray]
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Lone Wolf (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen ?
Pencils:
Stookie Allen ?
Inks:
Stookie Allen ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Filler title from Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Dangerous Business (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Article title provided by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

"Isn't it a beautiful night for our first date" (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

"Hello Casey! All set for our big bowling tournament next week?" (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Ranger From Red Deer Valley (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 [Ohiyesa]; Bob Murphy; El Rio Lobo (villain)

Indexer Notes

Story title provided by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Give Your Town a Present (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

feature out of order

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bruce Wayne, Private Detective
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Bruce Wayne, Private Detective!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Mighty Maro -- the Man Who Reads Minds
    Impossible -- But True
  4. 3. Charlie Evans
    Blood Hounds
  5. 4. The Andrews Raiders
  6. 5. Lone Wolf
  7. 6. Dangerous Business
  8. 7. "Isn't it a beautiful night for our first date"
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. "Hello Casey! All set for our big bowling tournament next week?"
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. The Ranger From Red Deer Valley
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  11. 10. Give Your Town a Present
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
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