(March 1954)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-01-27
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 Origin of the Batcave! (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]; Jeremy Coe

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Origin of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; unnamed museum curator; Professor Carter Nichols; Jeremy Coe (doubles as an Indian); a tribe of Indians (villains)
Synopsis
When the Caped Crusaders discover an ancient piece of pottery in the Bat-Cave, they have Professor Nichols send them back in time to see if they can discover the origin of this artifact.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Fort George; time travel; Wayne Manor

Indexer Notes

This story claims that Bruce Wayne bought Wayne Manor after he became Batman. Later stories contradict this account of events.

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown

The Puzzle of the Blind Artist! (Table of Contents: 6)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Hopalong Cassidy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I arrested this man, Sarge.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

Mission to Mystery! (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Compass / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Captain Compass [Mark Compass]

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

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Robot Detective (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack Mason]
Pencils
? (header)
Inks
? (header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; crime

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Riddle of the Doomed Magicians! (Table of Contents: 13)

Mysto Magician Detective / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mysto
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/; we formerly credited George Kashdan.

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The Dollar Mystery Guild / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of the Batcave!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Origin of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."]
    Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  6. 5. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Puzzle of the Blind Artist!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. ["Did you hear the exciting news, 'Topper'?"]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  9. 8. ["I arrested this man, Sarge."]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. Mission to Mystery!
    Captain Compass
  11. 10. ["Egad!! One must be Detective Fosdick..."]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  12. 11. Robot Detective
  13. 12. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. The Riddle of the Doomed Magicians!
    Mysto Magician Detective
  15. 14. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Dollar Mystery Guild
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