(February 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 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

The Man Behind the Red Hood (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Red Hood [The Joker]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original cover art had Moldoff/Roussos credits on it - impossible for Moldoff (he didn't start on Batman until 1953). Revised ink credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005). One previous ink credit was given to Charles Paris.

The Man Behind the Red Hood! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz [as Bob Kane] (signed); Win Mortimer (Robin figure on splash)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dean Chalmers (of State University); Paul Wong (student); Jimmy Kale (student); Earl "Farmerboy" Benson (villain, ex-con, university gardener); The Red Hood [The Joker](villain, origin)
Synopsis:
Batman is invited to be a guest instructor for a class on criminology at State University, and, since the students are making such good progress, he decides to use them to try and solve a case he never could concerning a criminal known as the Red Hood.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batcave

Indexer Notes

Revised ink credit by Craig Delich (November 2005). Previous ink credit given to Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Electric Thinking Cap! (Table of Contents)

Impossible -- But True / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Return of the Iron Man! (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The World of Adventure in Books (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow, Tomahawk, Shining Knight / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Your Thinking Cap (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Morrison
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Ten Little Indians (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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Behind the Red Hood
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Man Behind the Red Hood!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  4. 3. The Electric Thinking Cap!
    Impossible -- But True
  5. 4. The Return of the Iron Man!
    Robotman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  7. 6. The World of Adventure in Books
    Green Arrow, Tomahawk, Shining Knight
  8. 7. Your Thinking Cap
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Ten Little Indians
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
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