Batman #41
(June-July 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1947-04-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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.


Batman, Interplanetary Policeman (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jim Mooney and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bird Cage Bandits! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain)

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit confirmed by Mooney. Inker credit verified to Craig Delich by Jim Mooney; previously given to Ray Burnley. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Jerry Witte (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Swifty Seaver Wins for Beaver (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Bandits of Tiny Town! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Moose Miller (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Story uses one of Hamilton's favorite words, "strategem," twice. Pencil credit verified by Mooney. Inker credit verified to Craig Delich by Jim Mooney; previously assigned to Ray Burnley. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Possibly inspired by the 1938 movie The Terror of Tiny Town.

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Casey the Cop / 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:
I understand 'Lefty Looey' is in the neighborhood...
Genre:
humor

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

Rollfast / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Score (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Baker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman, Interplanetary Policeman! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sax Gola (villain, a Martian, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Most indications identify Fox as the author of this story. Pencil credit verified by Mooney. Revised inking credit verified to Craig Delich by Jim Mooney; previously given to Ray Burnley. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

How Jet-Propulsion Works (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Little Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Mud pies! Boy, this is fun!
Genre:
humor; children

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

Post's Grape-Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The "Too-Sure Eleven" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

T Is for Tapir (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman, Interplanetary Policeman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Bird Cage Bandits!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Jerry Witte
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Swifty Seaver Wins for Beaver
    Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. The Bandits of Tiny Town!
    Batman with Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. ["I understand 'Lefty Looey' is in the neighborhood..."]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Rollfast
  10. 9. The Score
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  12. 11. Batman, Interplanetary Policeman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. How Jet-Propulsion Works
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  14. 13. ["Mud pies! Boy, this is fun!"]
    Little Arthur
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  16. 15. The "Too-Sure Eleven"
    Famous Sports Flops; Thom McAn
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. T Is for Tapir
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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