(August 1959)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-06-25
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Creature from Planet X! (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]; Creature From Planet X

Indexer Notes

Cover inspired by the cover of the July 1940 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories.

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

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

The Creature from Planet X (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Bart Travers (intro, villain); Creature From Planet X; Bat-Missile (intro)
Synopsis
A giant alien is convinced by a gang of criminals that Batman is a criminal.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Jail Jests / 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
Your visitor is here!
Genre
humor
Characters
J.B.; 4012

The City That Time Forgot (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Dick Edmunds (intro)
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)

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
Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

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

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

Nichols Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Behind the Closed Door (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Hunted Martian (Table of Contents: 14)

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]; Rod Mulloy (intro, villain); Dirk Johnson
Synopsis
Jones has to track an American criminal through the jungles of Africa.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Bob Hughes.

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

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

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

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature from Planet X!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Creature from Planet X
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  6. 5. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. ["Your visitor is here!"]
    Jail Jests
  8. 7. The City That Time Forgot
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Nichols Industries, Inc.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. Behind the Closed Door
  15. 14. The Hunted Martian
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Flying Jet
  18. 17. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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