(February 1953)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-12-29
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Phantom Eye of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

Batman and 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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Phantom Eye of Gotham City (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Broome ? (Writer A)
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jim; Ed (newspaper editor); James (butler); Byron King (cameo, big game hunter); Buddy (cameo, King's son); Phantom Eye [Nails Riley aka Byron King and Batman imitator] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
As vicious criminal creates a means to televise crimes as they happen and making the Dynamic Duo look like they are inept. He goes further to disguise himself as Batman and get unmasked on TV as a wealthy big-game hunter, forcing Batman to actually prove who he is or give up his crime fighting vendetta.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Utility Belt

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoa! What's your hurry, Tim?
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Gang Busters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Case of the Fabulous Frauds (Table of Contents: 7)

Impossible-- But True / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, snow!
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy

Robotman - Servant for a Day (Table of Contents: 12)

Robotman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robotman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Truth About the Lie Detector (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Lady and the Killers (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Library
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Phantom Eye of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. The Phantom Eye of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["Whoa! What's your hurry, Tim?"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  6. 5. Tops in Comics!
    Mystery in Space; Gang Busters
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Case of the Fabulous Frauds
    Impossible-- But True
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["Ah, snow!"]
    Private Pete
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  12. 11. Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!"
    Superboy
  13. 12. Robotman - Servant for a Day
    Robotman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. The Truth About the Lie Detector
  16. 15. ["Poor Pud..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. The Lady and the Killers
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  19. 18. ["Library"]
    Casey the Cop
  20. 19. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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