(December 1956)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-10-23
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 Doors That Hid Disaster! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Doors That Hid Disaster (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (voice only); Checkmate (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, there's a large stack in the back room.
Genre
humor
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug
Reprints

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Gifts to the United Nations! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

The Invaders from the 4th Dimension (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Dr. Huston (villain, introduction)
Reprints

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / 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
Ow! My tooth!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

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

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
Where is it?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

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

Wanted: Men and/or Money (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Earth Detective for a Day (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; aka John Jones]; Lieutenant Saunders (introduction); Booby-Trap Bagley (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Earth-Mars comet takes away Jones' powers for two hours.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Bob Hughes.

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

Movyland Studios; Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Doors That Hid Disaster!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Doors That Hid Disaster
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Jerry, there's a large stack in the back room."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Gifts to the United Nations!
  7. 6. The Invaders from the 4th Dimension
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  9. 8. ["Ow! My tooth!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. ["Where is it?"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  12. 11. Wanted: Men and/or Money
  13. 12. Earth Detective for a Day
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Movyland Studios; Dean Studios
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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