(January 1951)

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); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

Bodyguards for Cleopatra! (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]; Cleopatra
Reprints:

What a Gift! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for flash kit from Kodak

Bodyguards to Cleopatra! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Cleopatra [aka The Great One]; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Professor Carter Nichols; Yati (Royal scribe); Sebek (manager of the graneries); Takeloth (Chief of the Royal Police); Ka-Ra (villain, chief irrigation engineer)
Synopsis:
Professor Nichols uses hypnosis to send Batman and Robin back to Cleopatra's Egypt to investigate their appearance in a mysterious ancient frieze.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Egypt; Gotham City; The Pyramids; time travel

There's a Genuine Schwinn Bike in Every Price Class to Suit You! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Schwinn Bikes from Arnold, Schwinn & Company; ad features Santa Claus

"It's a hold up!" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum in comic strip format

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of editorial advisory board members & titles published by DC

The People Who Couldn't Grow Old! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Story title verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

This Christmas Ask Dad for a Roadmaster (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Roadmaster bikes from Roadmaster; ad features Santa Claus

["Ice skating on the lake!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Lucky Block (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Nestlé's Crunch

The Captured Brain! (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Funny Facts / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Thrilling for Features and Fun! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Columbia Built bikes from The Westfield Manufacturing Company

"I've got a date with a new girl!" (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry

Here Comes the Band! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Panic Stalks the Forest at the Dread Cry of "Warpath!" (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]

Indexer Notes

House ad for Tomahawk #3.

How to Bring Christmas Cheer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

PSA from DC and "leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations"

The Killer Cougar of Shoe Mountain! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

New -- and Great! Big Town (Table of Contents)

Big Town / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

House ad for Big Town #1

Given (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for White Cloverine Brand Salve from Wilson Chem Co.

Be A Success as a Radio-Television Technician (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for book from National Radio Institute

This Christmas Be a Cowboy (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harmon
Inks:
Fred Harmon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine from Daisy Manufacturing Co.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bodyguards for Cleopatra!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. What a Gift!
  3. 2. Bodyguards to Cleopatra!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. There's a Genuine Schwinn Bike in Every Price Class to Suit You!
  5. 4. "It's a hold up!"
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The People Who Couldn't Grow Old!
    Impossible - But True
  8. 7. This Christmas Ask Dad for a Roadmaster
  9. 8. ["Ice skating on the lake!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Lucky Block
  11. 10. The Captured Brain!
    Robotman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Funny Facts
  13. 12. Thrilling for Features and Fun!
  14. 13. "I've got a date with a new girl!"
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  15. 14. Here Comes the Band!
  16. 15. Panic Stalks the Forest at the Dread Cry of "Warpath!"
    Tomahawk
  17. 16. How to Bring Christmas Cheer
    Superboy
  18. 17. The Killer Cougar of Shoe Mountain!
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  19. 18. New -- and Great! Big Town
    Big Town
  20. 19. Given
  21. 20. Be A Success as a Radio-Television Technician
  22. 21. This Christmas Be a Cowboy
    Red Ryder
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