(February-March 1950)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Batplane

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

The Trial of Bruce Wayne! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ed Kolum (villain, introduction); William "Hippo" Grimes (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang and inker credit verified by Paris.

The Walking Mummy! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Andrews (villain, introduction); Kiron (villain, introduction, flashback)

Indexer Notes

Story possibly inspired by "The Mummy" movie series.

Penciler credit verified by Sprang, inker credit verified by Paris and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

1950 Batman and Robin Calendar (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane

Indexer Notes

centerspread

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg

The Bet That Made History (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Lit Win] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Lit Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Lit Win is a pen name for an unknown, as yet, artist for DC Comics. Jack Burnley saw him often in the DC offices, but couldn't remember his true name.

The Funny Man Crimes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain)

Indexer Notes

Penciler credits verified by Schwartz, inker credit verified by Paris and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Stand Up for Sportsmanship (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Trial of Bruce Wayne!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Walking Mummy!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. 1950 Batman and Robin Calendar
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  6. 5. The Bet That Made History
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  9. 8. The Funny Man Crimes!
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. Stand Up for Sportsmanship
    Batman and Robin
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