(February 1958)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1957-12-22
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 Creature from the Green Lagoon! (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]

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

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

The Creature from the Green Lagoon (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Cory Blane (film producer); Professor Carter (technical producer); Charles Devon (big-game hunter, technical producer); Tod Martin (villain, Blane's assistant, introduction); Locto (mechanical creature, villain, death)
Synopsis:
A film producer friend of Batman's on Skull Island sends for the Dynamic Duo and shows them a set he has built for a movie in production...a wall to keep out a creature that is wrecking his production equipment and preventing the movie from being completed for some unknown reason.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Plane; Graveyard Beach; Green Lagoon; Skull Island

You've Got a Comet by the Tail (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Space Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Umm-- My wife put this string on my finger...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

[Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement for October 1, 1957.

The Flushing Remonstrance (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

The Menace of the Super Weapons (Table of Contents: 7)

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); Waldo Wilson (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Manhunter is helpless to stop Waldo Wilson's super weapons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the index to the Artima reprint.

Danger Trail (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

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

Warden Willis / 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:
The Commissioner is visiting our prison tomorrow.
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis; Commissioner

The Undersea City (Table of Contents: 10)

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); Horace Wakely (intro)
Reprints:

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

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

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

Jail Jests / 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:
I did not say that!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spike; Schultz

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature from the Green Lagoon!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Creature from the Green Lagoon
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. You've Got a Comet by the Tail
    Mystery in Space; Space Adventures
  5. 4. ["Umm-- My wife put this string on my finger..."]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. [Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics]
  7. 6. The Flushing Remonstrance
  8. 7. The Menace of the Super Weapons
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. Danger Trail
  10. 9. ["The Commissioner is visiting our prison tomorrow."]
    Warden Willis
  11. 10. The Undersea City
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  13. 12. ["I did not say that!"]
    Jail Jests
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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