(November 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

The Strange Costumes of Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Three of the four figures of Batman list a story title: "North Pole Crimes", "Crimes of the Future" and "The Modern Midas".

The Strange Costumes of Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1073

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Robert Darcy (villain, expert technician and chemist); King Midas [George Midas] (villain, flashback]; The Joker (villain, image)
Synopsis:
While making an inspection of equipment in the Bat-Cave, Bruce and Dick also must inspect the various costumes Batman and Robin use in their fight against crime for leaks and tears, and, as it turns out, a never before used costume saves the day for the Batman, who has been seriously wounded.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Saronia (a ship); Wayne Mansion

Saving the Farmer's Crop (Table of Contents)

U.S. Royal With His Jet-Propelled Bike / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Sequential art advertisement for U. S. Royal bike tires

The Man Who Never Slept (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

One-Man Fire Department (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]

Indexer Notes

Revised art credits by Jerry Bails (November 2005), previously given to Frank Bolle.

["H'lo, Shorty!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Cabbages and Kale (Table of Contents)

Dover & Clover / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dover; Clover

Let 'em eat wood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?(illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["This Ought To Keep Those Durn Girls Away"] (Table of Contents)

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [Ray T.]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [Ray T.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

sequential art ad for Fleer's Dubble Bubble gum.

The Riddle of Fort Brave (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.

Nature Loves A Nature-Lover (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Characters:
Buzzy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Strange Costumes of Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Strange Costumes of Batman!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Saving the Farmer's Crop
    U.S. Royal With His Jet-Propelled Bike
  4. 3. The Man Who Never Slept
    Impossible -- But True
  5. 4. One-Man Fire Department
    Robotman
  6. 5. ["H'lo, Shorty!"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. Cabbages and Kale
    Dover & Clover
  8. 7. Let 'em eat wood
  9. 8. ["This Ought To Keep Those Durn Girls Away"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. The Riddle of Fort Brave
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  11. 10. Nature Loves A Nature-Lover
    Buzzy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome
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