(June 1958)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-04-24
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Captive Planet! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / 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]; Beran
Reprints

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

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

The Captive Planet (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jim Rolfe (big-game hunter); Harvey Baxter (businessman); Pete Cole (ex-convict); Beran of Tora; Cafis (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
While visiting an exhibit at the old Gotham City Fair Grounds, Bruce and Dick are whisked away in an alien spaceship to the planet Tora, where, as the Dynamic Duo, they battle not only the elements, but invaders as well.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Gotham City; Hypno-Helmet

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

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
State Prison
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Glad to See You! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Charmed Wild Beasts (Table of Contents: 7)

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); Jed Cole (intro, villain)
Reprints

Mystery of the Three-Minute Eggs (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

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

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
Hmm -- Breaking into a safe.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Sarge
Reprints

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

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

The Carnival of Doom (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); Willy Jones
Synopsis
Takes takes the Chief's nephew to an amusement park, not knowing that criminals are planning to rob it.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

Warden Willis / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just received this letter from the governor ordering me to cut expenses.
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis; Timmy

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

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Captive Planet!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Captive Planet
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["State Prison"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  6. 5. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  7. 6. Glad to See You!
    Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman
  8. 7. The Man Who Charmed Wild Beasts
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  9. 8. Mystery of the Three-Minute Eggs
  10. 9. ["Hmm -- Breaking into a safe."]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Carnival of Doom
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  13. 12. ["I just received this letter from the governor ordering me to cut expenses."]
    Warden Willis
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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