(February-March 1952)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The King of the Cats! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; King of the Cats [Karl Kyle]
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; thrones

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Be Yourself -- Your Best Self! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Buzzy Brown

The Batman Expose! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Walter B. Gibson
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; "Spaghetti" Thompson (villain, introduction); W. W. Hammond (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Will Murray, penciler credits verified by Schwartz and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

["Everybody has pin-up pictures"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / 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; military
Characters:
Private Pete
Reprints:

The Buttons of Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Walter B. Gibson
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Blaze (II) [Jim Garth] (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

This Blaze is not the villain from Detective Comics #95.

Script credit by Will Murray, penciler credits verified by Schwartz, and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie

["Casey, I've got an important job for you!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

Time Detective (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

[Indian Chief] (Table of Contents)

Word Roundup / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

["Oh, hello Mr. Burton!"] (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
Reprints:

The King of the Cats! (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:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The King of the Cats [Karl Kyle] (villain, Catwoman's brother); The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credits verified by Schwartz and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

["Pardon me, is Miss Gibbs here?"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / 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
Characters:
Peg
Reprints:

[What town has more oil wells than inhabitants?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The King of the Cats!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Be Yourself -- Your Best Self!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Batman Expose!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["Everybody has pin-up pictures"]
    Private Pete
  5. 4. The Buttons of Doom!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue
    Captain Tootsie
  7. 6. ["Casey, I've got an important job for you!"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. Time Detective
  9. 8. [Indian Chief]
    Word Roundup
  10. 9. ["Oh, hello Mr. Burton!"]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. The King of the Cats!
    Batman and Robin
  12. 11. ["Pardon me, is Miss Gibbs here?"]
    Peg
  13. 12. [What town has more oil wells than inhabitants?]
    Quick Quiz
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