(June 1947)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1947-04-23
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 Crime Parade (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols; giant props; music; sheet music

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits by Craig Delich. We previously credited the pencils to Lew Sayre Schwartz, but he said he was not involved in this cover. We previously credited the inks to Charles Paris.

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

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

T Is for Tapir (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Crime Parade (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; William River (diamond merchant); Horace Holly (millionaire hobbyist); The Joker (villain); Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Joker tests the wits of the Dynamic Duo with a crime spree, each day's caper based on the "Tune of the Day" on radio.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Lew Sayre Schwartz pencils credit removed, as he said he did not work on this story. Inks credit per Craig Delich; we previously credited Charles Paris.

Splash page replicates the cover. Story later adapted as part of Batman vs. 3 Villains of Doom (Signet, 1966 series), a prose novel.

Del Ennis (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Swifty Seaver Wins for Beaver (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Crime Express! (Table of Contents: 6)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Harris (signed)
Inks:
Lee Harris (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Honest Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Can Willie eat dinner at our house today, Mom?
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Honest Willie

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich.

Knockout (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Carter (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

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

Chief Hot Foot / 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:
Ugh! Hurry! Looks like heap big fire in woods!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

The Flash That Stopped a Crash! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Bright Star Flashlight Battery / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shorty of the Royal Mounted! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencil credit revised by Jerry Bails. Previously credited to Howard Sherman.

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

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

How Jet-Propulsion Works (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Assignment in London! (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The "Too-Daring Pitcher" (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman and Robin Fans! Attention! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Crime Parade
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. T Is for Tapir
  4. 3. The Crime Parade
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Del Ennis
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Swifty Seaver Wins for Beaver
    Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  7. 6. The Crime Express!
    Air Wave
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["Can Willie eat dinner at our house today, Mom?"]
    Honest Willy
  10. 9. Knockout
  11. 10. ["Ugh! Hurry! Looks like heap big fire in woods!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  12. 11. The Flash That Stopped a Crash!
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  13. 12. Shorty of the Royal Mounted!
    Slam Bradley
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  15. 14. How Jet-Propulsion Works
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  16. 15. Assignment in London!
    The Boy Commandos
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  18. 17. The "Too-Daring Pitcher"
    Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn
  19. 18. Batman and Robin Fans! Attention!
    Tomahawk
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Shad Z. Daly
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner