(April 1957)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-02-19
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 Underworld Bat-Cave! (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]; Brainy Walker (villain); Trigger Turner (villain); Rackets Reed (villain)
Keywords
Bat-Cave

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

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

The Underworld Bat-Cave (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Brainy Walker (villain, intrduction); Trigger Turner (villain, introduction); Rackets Reed (villain, introduction)

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

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

Buzzy Learns About Careers in Nursing (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
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown

The Man Who Could Make Money (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; Casper Creed (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

Warden Willis / 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
Prisoner escaped!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis

Trap for a Smuggler (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[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
Now are you sure it will be allright, Casey?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Sarge; Commissioner
Reprints

Did You Enter the Superman DC National Comics Slogan Contest? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Thirty Fathom Sleuth (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Jack Platter (villain, introduction); Larry "Nitro" Bates (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Martian Manhunter stops a pair of underwater safe-crackers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Dick Butterfingers" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Underworld Bat-Cave!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Underworld Bat-Cave
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  5. 4. Buzzy Learns About Careers in Nursing
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Man Who Could Make Money
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. ["Prisoner escaped!"]
    Warden Willis
  9. 8. Trap for a Smuggler
  10. 9. ["Now are you sure it will be allright, Casey?"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. Did You Enter the Superman DC National Comics Slogan Contest?
  12. 11. The Thirty Fathom Sleuth
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  16. 15. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Dick Butterfingers"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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