(June-July 1951)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1951-05-29
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, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Empress of the Underworld (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer; Lew Sayre Schwartz (Catwoman)
Inks:
Win Mortimer; Charles Paris (Catwoman)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Indexer Notes

Catwoman figure by Schwartz and Paris from the 3rd story this issue.

Mortimer art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

A Partner for Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wingman [Jason Todd] (introduction); The Dexter Gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman recruits a character called Wingman to be the European version of Batman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credits verified by Schwartz, inker credit confirmed by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

Bruce Wayne--Crime Reporter! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Artisans (villains, introduction for all)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang, inker credit confirmed by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Schreiber
Inks:
Bill Schreiber
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Four-Footed Detectives (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Fairbanks
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Catwoman--Empress of the Underworld (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); "Whale" Morton (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits verified by Schwartz, and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic

Know Your Country (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Empress of the Underworld
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. A Partner for Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. Bruce Wayne--Crime Reporter!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Captain Tootsie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  7. 6. Four-Footed Detectives
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Catwoman--Empress of the Underworld
    Batman and Robin
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. Know Your Country
    Superboy
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