Batman #36
(August-September 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1946-06-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Sir Batman and Robin in King Arthur's Court (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Dick Sprang. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

J Is for Jaguar (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Penguin's Nest! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Paul Cooper [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Inspector Gall; un-named Baron; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain)
Synopsis
The Penguin opens a new restaurant in town, but queerly asks guests to hand-write their orders and sign them, then he does everything possible to get himself arrested. Batman finally figures out that, once inside the jail, the Penguin can use homing pigeons to ferret out dozens of forged checks using the signatures he got in his restaurant!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Gotham City; The Nest; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn. Pencils credit by Martin O'Hearn; we previously credited Bob Kane as verified by Kane through Joe Desris. Inks credit verified by Jack Burnley. Letters credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Tenderfoot: His Feet Weren't So Tender (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

"P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stan Hack (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stand-In for Danger! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Paul Cooper [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Kendall (movie producer); Royal Stanhope (actor); Rita (actress); Clancy (actor); Brian; Jerry McGlone (reformed villain, movie stand-in, introduction)
Synopsis
A famed movie stand-in uses his skills to lead a life of crime, but it takes the hard work of the Batman and Robin to discover the reason why.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gila Gorge Dam; Gotham City; Jack of Diamonds Club; Los Angeles Echo

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn. Pencils credit by Martin O'Hearn; we previously credited Bob Kane as verified by Kane through Joe Desris. Inks credit verified by Jack Burnley. Letters credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Trapping the Hijackers! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the idea, Daffy?
Genre
humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

This sequence is NOT reprinted in the Archive edition.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Elusive London Eddie! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); London Eddie (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Alfred notices a wanted poster in the post office for an English thief. Believing the police to be baffled, he reasons that only an English detective would know the psychology of such a man, and be able to track him down and capture him.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Trafalgar Inn; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Last Alfred story.

Art credits confirmed by Jerry Robinson. Letterer credit confirmed by George Roussos.

A Matter of Honesty (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

This text story is NOT reprinted in the Archive edition.

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

Stumpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Phil Berube

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oops!
Genre
humor
Characters
Stumpy

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

This sequence is NOT reprinted in the Archive edition.

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sir Batman at King Arthur's Court! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Paul Cooper [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; aka Sir Hardi Le Noir]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; King Arthur; Round Table Knights [Sir Lancelot; Sir Gawain; Sir Kay]; Merlin; Aline (niece of Merlin); Sir Mordred (villain, introduction); Queen Morgan LeFey (villain, introduction)
Reprints
Keywords
Camelot; Gotham City; Lyonesse; radio-belt

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Dick Sprang. Pencils credit by Martin O'Hearn; we previously credited Bob Kane as verified by Kane through Joe Desris. Inks credit verified by Jack Burnley. Letters credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Batman's nickname in the story means "The Bold Black Knight."

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

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gahoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Four Against the Sea (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sir Batman and Robin in King Arthur's Court
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. J Is for Jaguar
  4. 3. The Penguin's Nest!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Tenderfoot: His Feet Weren't So Tender
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. Stan Hack
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Stand-In for Danger!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. Trapping the Hijackers!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  9. 8. ["What's the idea, Daffy?"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. Elusive London Eddie!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  12. 11. A Matter of Honesty
  13. 12. ["Oops!"]
    Stumpy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Sir Batman at King Arthur's Court!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Gahoon
  18. 17. Four Against the Sea
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Peter Croome
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