(July 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 (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cycle (introduction?)

The Men Who Died on Time! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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]; Commissioner James Gordon; James Dice (theatrical producer, death); Fells (Dice's butler); Fred Barker (theatrical producer, death); Thomas Slade (former theatrical producer); Connie Bell (actress); Dr. French; Eddy Grace (former actor); Carl Rowland (fiancee of Connie Bell); The Avenger [Bell Waters, aka as Wright, a jeweler] (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman faces a clever criminal that targets theatrical producers, telling each of them that they will die at midnight. The "death" of Batman provides a clue to that killer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane

Indexer Notes

Added pencil credit [Kane] by Craig Delich (November 2005), and verified by Schwartz to him.

The Human Super Weapon! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win was a pen-name. Those who worked with him can't remember his real name. Info added by Craig Delich & verified by Jack Burnley (Nov. 2005).

Diamond Key to Doom! (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Cooke
Inks:
Tom Cooke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Revised art credits verified by Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Former art credit assigned to Frank Bolle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Businessman's Best Friend (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (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

Two Detectives Named Smith! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr?
Inks:
Leonard Starr?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Balance Your Fun Diet (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Men Who Died on Time!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Human Super Weapon!
    Impossible -- But True
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  5. 4. Diamond Key to Doom!
    Robotman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. Businessman's Best Friend
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. Two Detectives Named Smith!
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  10. 9. Balance Your Fun Diet
    Buzzy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
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  • Peter Croome
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  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
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  • Jeremy Heier
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