(November 1957)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-09-22
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 Crime of Bruce Wayne! (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
Bruce Wayne; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]

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

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

The Crime of Bruce Wayne (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Alfred Pennyworth; un-named prison warden; The Collector (villain, introduction); Squint Neely (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne decides to go along with a scheme in which he would confess to being a wanted criminal known as the Collector in order to get vital information from a cellmate about where the crook stashed $50,000...but the plan goes horribly wrong and Wayne gets sent to death row!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

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

Tomahawk; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
Theodore Roosevelt

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

Video Laffs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll get it!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Ghost That Haunted Roy Raymond (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 (supporting); Mr. Banks (intro)
Reprints

Sleuths of the C.I.B. (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Mrs. Van Pester, right away!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Sarge; Mrs. Van Pester
Reprints

Target for a Day (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; The Carlson Gang (intro, villain); Reagan; Maegland; Farley
Synopsis
Jones disguises himself as the Governor in order to protect him from a criminal gang whose leader is up for execution.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Artima reprint credits the script to Jack Miller. Wood credit from Bob Hughes.

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Dad, I'm in the school band.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Varsity Vic; Dad; Professor Pott
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Crime of Bruce Wayne!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Crime of Bruce Wayne
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Tomahawk; Superman
  5. 4. Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature
  6. 5. ["I'll get it!"]
    Video Laffs
  7. 6. The Ghost That Haunted Roy Raymond
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. Sleuths of the C.I.B.
  9. 8. ["Yes, Mrs. Van Pester, right away!"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. Target for a Day
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  11. 10. ["Dad, I'm in the school band."]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Company
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