(March 1957)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-01-20
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 Rainbow Batman! (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]
Keywords
Bat Signal; Bat-Cave

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Rainbow Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth (cameo); Marion Marley (movie starlet); unnamed thieves (villains)
Synopsis
A freak accident to Dick Grayson forces Batman into the uncomfortable position of having to wear different colors of Batman uniforms to keep people from noticing the injury also affects Robin the Boy Wonder!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal

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

100 Toy Pirates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
Buzzy Brown

The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground (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; Commissioner Jameson
Reprints

Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you won't tell us a thing, eh?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Butch

They Fight Frauds (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack McCoy] (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics] (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement for October 1, 1956.

The Impossible Manhunt! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] [aka John Jones]; Captain Harding; Roger Jones; Firebug Smith [Jasper Craig] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
An arsonist is targeting any business owned by anyone named Jones, so John Jones opens an art gallery to catch the criminal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script identification by Bob Hughes.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Billy Bikeless" (Table of Contents: 13)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rainbow Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Rainbow Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Pirates
  5. 4. Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  7. 6. Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  8. 7. ["So you won't tell us a thing, eh?"]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. They Fight Frauds
  10. 9. [Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics]
  11. 10. The Impossible Manhunt!
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  14. 13. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Billy Bikeless"
    Junior Sales Club of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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