(August 1957)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-06-23
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 Murder at Mystery Castle! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
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) /

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

Murder at Mystery Castle (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Barham (mention only, death); James Barham (millionaire, death); Adam Barham (Jame's cousin); John Gorley; Sheriff Martin; Robert Cray (villain, introduction); Vance Sonderson [as Jay Sonderson] (villain, gun smuggler, introduction)
Synopsis
The murder of John Barham in his own castle that he had dis-assembled in Europe and re-built in America draws the Caped Crusaders into a murder mystery that nearly costs them their lives.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Hmm - That window looks open!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

The Man with the Magic Camera (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; Karen (supporting); Homer Woods (introduction, villain); Mr. Walters (introduction, villain)
Reprints

[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
Slugs McSpade keeps very busy with his garden.
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis; Slugs McSpade

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Quick! Give me a big juicy steak!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Counterfeiter Takes the Count (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

John Jones' Female Nemesis (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 [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Captain Harding (supporting); Diane Meade (intro); Tiger Raffity (intro, villain); Morris (intro, villain); Scanlon (intro, villain)
Synopsis
Diane Meade is assigned to help Detective Jones track down the burglars after a museum robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

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

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Murder at Mystery Castle!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Murder at Mystery Castle
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Josely Company
  5. 4. Earn While You Learn!
  6. 5. ["Hmm - That window looks open!"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Man with the Magic Camera
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. ["Slugs McSpade keeps very busy with his garden."]
    Warden Willis
  9. 8. ["Quick! Give me a big juicy steak!"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. A Counterfeiter Takes the Count
  12. 11. John Jones' Female Nemesis
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  15. 14. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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