(June 1952)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
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 Human Firefly! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Firefly [Garfield Lynns]
Reprints:

Hop On the Welfare Wagon! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

The Human Firefly! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Chadwycke; Mrs. Chadwycke; un-named museum guard; The Firefly [Garfield Lynns] (villain, introduction); Snails (villain)
Synopsis:
Garfield Lynns, a disgruntled special effects creator, turns to crime and tries to rob the rich of Gotham City during a gala premiere. The robbery is stopped by Batman and Robin, who pursue Lynns into the swamps, where a lowly firefly distracts the two heroes long enough for Lynns to make his escape. Lynns decides to take on the super-villain persona of Firefly and launches a series of spectacular crimes.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Aqua-Melodies of 1952; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Bleach Light; Cyclops Light; Gotham City

The Man Who Controlled the Elements! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Most Mysterious Book in the World (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Robotman Runs a Restaurant! (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa?
Inks:
Joe Certa?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

? (Table of Contents)

Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Human Firefly!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Hop On the Welfare Wagon!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Human Firefly!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. The Man Who Controlled the Elements!
    Impossible -- But True
  5. 4. The Most Mysterious Book in the World
  6. 5. Robotman Runs a Restaurant!
    Robotman
  7. 6. ?
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
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