(June 1959)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1959-04-28
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Power That Doomed Batman! (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]

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Power That Doomed Batman (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]; Professor Blake; Big Joe Foster (villain, introduction); Pete Kulik (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Batman takes up a plane on an experimental flight, and, after crossing the path of a strange comet, lands, revealing Batman with a strange glow...and super powers to boot. The Dynamic Duo race against the clock to find a cure before the glow dies away...along with Batman's life!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Fred Finds a Way! (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
Take the new prisoner to cell block four!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis

Mystery of the Mercurian Masquerader (Table of Contents: 7)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); a crook [as the Mercurian D'Lor] (introduction, villain)
Reprints

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

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strange Guests in Room 1610 (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

The Mixed-Up Martian Powers (Table of Contents: 11)

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]; a crook (introduction, villain); Officer Slade
Synopsis
A strange meteor switches all of the Manhunter's powers around.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

script credit from Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Northwest Schools, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Power That Doomed Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Power That Doomed Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
    House of Secrets; Mystery in Space
  6. 5. Fred Finds a Way!
  7. 6. ["Take the new prisoner to cell block four!"]
    Warden Willis
  8. 7. Mystery of the Mercurian Masquerader
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. Strange Guests in Room 1610
  12. 11. The Mixed-Up Martian Powers
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Northwest Schools, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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