(February 1959)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-12-24
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.

Peril at Playland Isle! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Carter

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

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

Peril at Playland Isle (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Charles Barden (millionaire, death); Edith Barden (Barden's daughter); Macklin (Edith's fiance); Wilton (Barden's nephew); Pete Conn (villain, death); Carter (villain, introduction, Barden's business friend)
Synopsis
When the wealthy builder of a new amusement park is killed, Batman and Robin nearly lose their lives tracking down the real killer.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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
Warden, my cellmate must be planning an escape!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis
Reprints

The Golden Lie Detector (Table of Contents: 6)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Malko (intro); Peter Zembler (intro, villain)
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Web of Guilt (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Bullseye Billy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheriff, Deadshot Dugan is in town!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bullseye Billy
Reprints

[Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics] (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1958.
published by National Comics Publications
575 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor: F. Whitney Ellsworth
Owners: H. Donenfeld, J S. Liebowitz, P. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S Sampliner, F Iger, I Donenfeld, S Iger, A Donenfeld, L Liebowitz, J.Liebowitz, H Donenfeld Foundation, Estate of R. Liebowitz

Menace of the Martian Weapons! (Table of Contents: 12)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 5.67 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); The Buggsy Roach Gang (intro, villain)
Synopsis
A cache of Martian weapons falls to Earth and into Buggsy Roach's hands.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! A man shot a gun at me!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

Lotta-Stamps-a-Month Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Peril at Playland Isle!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Peril at Playland Isle
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  6. 5. ["Warden, my cellmate must be planning an escape!"]
    Warden Willis
  7. 6. The Golden Lie Detector
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. The Magic Card!
  10. 9. Web of Guilt
  11. 10. ["Sheriff, Deadshot Dugan is in town!"]
    Bullseye Billy
  12. 11. [Ownership, Management, and Circulation of Detective Comics]
  13. 12. Menace of the Martian Weapons!
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. ["Help! A man shot a gun at me!"]
    Casey the Cop
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Lotta-Stamps-a-Month Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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