(April 1947)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1947-02-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
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 Black Cat Crimes! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit by Craig Delich; previously given to Ray Burnley.

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

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

R Is for Rabbit (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Black Cat Crimes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Ross (fur magnate); Sam Slade (circus owner); Bill Drew (ship owner); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); Hecate (Catwoman's black cat); Catwoman's gang (villains)
Synopsis
After escaping from prison, Catwoman decides to use superstitions to extort money from wealthy businessmen.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; belt radio; Gotham City; Kitty Car; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

The Kitty Car, Catwoman's answer to the Batmobile, 1st appears in this story. Story later adapted as part of BATMAN VS. 3 VILLAINS OF DOOM, a 1966 prose novel.

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me fix-um little ones!
Genre
humor
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

Ed Krause (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Crazy Customers! (Table of Contents: 6)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit by Jerry Bails. Previously given to Howard Sherman.

Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two of America's Most Famous Boys! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Uncandid Camera! (Table of Contents: 9)

Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Inks
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); Andy Philips (photographer)

The Talking Cat (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mal Terret (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Four Swords for a King (Table of Contents: 11)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Jan Haasan; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]

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

Jimminy and the Magic Book; More Fun Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gahoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Cat Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. R Is for Rabbit
  4. 3. The Black Cat Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. ["Me fix-um little ones!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  6. 5. Ed Krause
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Crazy Customers!
    Slam Bradley
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. Two of America's Most Famous Boys!
    Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy
  10. 9. The Uncandid Camera!
    Air Wave
  11. 10. The Talking Cat
  12. 11. Four Swords for a King
    The Boy Commandos
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Jimminy and the Magic Book; More Fun Comics
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Gahoon
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  16. 15. How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night!
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Peets
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Shad Z. Daly
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
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