(December 1960)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1960-10-25
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 Doomed Batwoman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Star-Man (villain)

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Doomed Batwoman (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris ?; Sheldon Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Star-Man (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Star-Man is looking for a belt that Batwoman has purchased that will give him more super powers. It neutralizes other's powers, but leaves the person wearing the belt weak when it is taken off.

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Information on celebrating United Nations Day, October 24th.

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

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

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

Spike / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I've been watching this place for a week now.
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spike
Synopsis:
Spike tries to hold up a judo school.

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Legend That Came to Life (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; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Manuel (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Roy investigate an Ecuadorian legend of a witch doctor creating a monster to fight off invading Spaniards.

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Bob Hughes.

Last Count for the Champ (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
O'Malley (sportswriter); Gunner (boxer); Hanson (boxer)
Synopsis:
O'Malley discovers who killed a boxer.

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

Giant Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

His Majesty, John Jones (Table of Contents: 10)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Captain Harding (supporting); Baron Brujo (intro, villain); Scads (intro, villain); Prince Rudolph of Harovia; Princess Eloise
Synopsis:
Jones is mistaken for a missing European prince and has to help Rudolph secure his throne.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Bob Hughes.

Mechanical Monsters on the Loose! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Doomed Batwoman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Doomed Batwoman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Children of Tomorrow!
  5. 4. ["This famous symbol..."]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  6. 5. ["I've been watching this place for a week now."]
    Spike
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. The Legend That Came to Life
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  9. 8. Last Count for the Champ
  10. 9. ["The next Giant Superman annual..."]
    Giant Superman
  11. 10. His Majesty, John Jones
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. Mechanical Monsters on the Loose!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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