(April 1959)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-02-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
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

Ad sequences, synopses, and some other information added by Ed Boner.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Satellite from Gotham City! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Satellite of Gotham City (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Astro (intro, villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin face the challenge of Astro's Satellite of Crime.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Brave and the Bold; The Viking Prince / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
This is the prison, Warden Willis!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis; Grover

The Magic Stop Watch (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting)
Synopsis
Roy Raymond, who usually exposes frauds and hoaxters on his show, seems to be the one perpertrating the scam this time around.
Reprints

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

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

Face of Guilt (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

They Live on Borrowed Time! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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
It's a nice and quiet night here in the park!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

Fingerprint Oddities! (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Reprints

The Challenge of the Masked Avenger (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; The Masked Avenger [Leroy] (intro); Mabel
Synopsis
The Manhunter's usual daily routine of stopping criminals is further complicated by the emergence of the Masked Avenger, a nobody trying to make a name for himself in order to impress the girl he wants to marry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / 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) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Satellite from Gotham City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Satellite of Gotham City
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Why does the Viking Prince risk his life..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; The Viking Prince
  6. 5. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  7. 6. ["This is the prison, Warden Willis!"]
    Warden Willis
  8. 7. The Magic Stop Watch
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. Face of Guilt
  11. 10. They Live on Borrowed Time!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  12. 11. ["It's a nice and quiet night here in the park!"]
    Casey the Cop
  13. 12. Fingerprint Oddities!
  14. 13. The Challenge of the Masked Avenger
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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