(October 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
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

Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005), formerly assigned to Win Mortimer.

Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Writer B
Pencils:
Bob Kane (some 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; Vicki Vale; un-named Gotham City Gazette City Editor; Dave Purdy (Gotham City Gazette reporter); Tiger Bishop (villain); Big Red (villain, flashback); "Killer" Craig (villain, flashback)
Synopsis:
News reporter Dave Purdy is given a seemingly easy assignment: he must find and report on a case in which the Bat-Signal ALONE saved a person.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Gotham Morning News

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Pencil credit addition of Kane by Craig Delich, verified to him by Schwartz.

Pictured in the story is a detailed schematic of the Bat-Signal.

The last 1/3 of page 12 is an illustrated sub-feature titled "Extra! How the Bat-Signal Caught a Killer!"

The Case of the Talking Dead (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg

The Robot-mobile (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias ?
Inks:
Lee Elias ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Orville / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Orville

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bonny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bonny

The Lady With a Gun (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

about Annie Oakley

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

School Children 'Round the World (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

The Warriors in Wampum (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani ?
Inks:
Bruno Premiani ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pow-Wow Smith

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Case of the Talking Dead
    Impossible -- But True
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  5. 4. The Robot-mobile
    Robotman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Little Orville
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bonny
  8. 7. The Lady With a Gun
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. School Children 'Round the World
    Superman
  11. 10. The Warriors in Wampum
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
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