(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; 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 With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures) (signed); Lew Sayre Schwartz
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] (villain, a jeweler)
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:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

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 / comic story / 0.5 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 was a pen-name for an unknown, as yet, artist at DC Comics. Jack Burnley remembered seeing him in the DC offices often, but couldn't remember his true name.

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
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]

Indexer Notes

Revised art credits verified by Jerry Bails (November 2005), formerly Frank Bolle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

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 / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

Two Detectives Named Smith! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, verified by the Who's Who.

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
Characters:
Buzzy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Men Who Died on Time!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  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
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