(March 1956)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-01-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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 10,000 Secrets of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Mart Mathers
Reprints

Davy to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The 10,000 Secrets of Batman! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (cameo); John Creeden (villain); Mart Mathers (villain)
Synopsis
When the Caped Crusaders agree to allow a TV broadcast from the Bat-Cave, Batman discovers to his horror that his microfilm files have been stolen, something that could be of tremendous value to the criminal underworld.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Batman Annual #1, this story was re-titled "Batman's Electronic Crime File."

Hot As a Firecracker! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

The Batman Whirly-Word Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This helps some people out!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

puzzle

The Diamond Mine on Broadway (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen; Joshua Maddern (villain)

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

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
It's your move now, Lefty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Lefty

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

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

Healthy Teeth for You and Your Pet! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky

Sleuthing with Science (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Phantom Bodyguard (Table of Contents: 10)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; aka John Jones]; Captain Harding; Laurence Cowan (introduction); Drexel Mansfield (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Drexel Mansfield is convinced his business partner is trying to kill him, but Detective John Jones discovers the truth that Drexel has been trying to frame his partner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 10,000 Secrets of Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Davy to the Rescue!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The 10,000 Secrets of Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Hot As a Firecracker!
    Showcase
  5. 4. ["This helps some people out!"]
    The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  6. 5. The Diamond Mine on Broadway
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  7. 6. ["It's your move now, Lefty!"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Healthy Teeth for You and Your Pet!
    Binky
  10. 9. Sleuthing with Science
  11. 10. The Phantom Bodyguard
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
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