(September 1959)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-07-28
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)
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.


Batman's Armored Rival! (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]; Crimson Knight [Dick Lyons] (villain)

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman's Armored Rival (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Crimson Knight [Dick Lyons] (intro, villain); Blinky (intro, villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin are assisted by a new hero, the Crimson Knight. But whose side is the mystery man really on?
Reprints

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Water: A Good Friend or a Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You! (Table of Contents: 4)

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: 5)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll take a look here to see if everything is all right.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Incredible Cave Creatures (Table of Contents: 7)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Safe Crackers! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

Law Oddities! / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An ancient law stated that anyone causing the loss of...
Genre
non-fiction; crime
Reprints

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

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

Secret of the Singing Idol (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Lost Identity (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] (origin); Rocky Wheeler (intro, villain); The Hanshaw Gang (intro, villain); Dr. Erdel (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
Jones loses his ability to change to Earthman form.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics; Action Comics; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

40 Foreign and American Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman's Armored Rival!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  3. 2. Batman's Armored Rival
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  5. 4. Water: A Good Friend or a Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You!
  6. 5. ["I'll take a look here to see if everything is all right."]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. The Incredible Cave Creatures
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  9. 8. Safe Crackers!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. ["An ancient law stated that anyone causing the loss of..."]
    Law Oddities!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. Secret of the Singing Idol
  14. 13. The Lost Identity
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  15. 14. Coming Super-Attractions
    World's Finest Comics; Action Comics; Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    40 Foreign and American Cars
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
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