(July 1947)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1947-05-21
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 Citadel of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; executions; firing squads; prisons; rifles

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Citadel of Crime! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Betty Bentley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Tom Horne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dan Briggs (ex-con, death); Tom Horne (ex-con); Smith (villain); The Thinker (villain, death)
Synopsis
Commissioner Gordon asks Batman to investigate when a series of cons are released from prison and suddenly disappear. The Caped Crusader discovers, after going undercover, that a criminal named the Thinker is gathering and using them to manufacture parts for equipment to be used by the underworld.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batkite; Batplane; Gotham City; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Letters credit verified by Jack Burnley.

Dave Ferriss (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prosecutor by Proxy! (Table of Contents: 4)

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]

Kid Pep Rescues a Steeplejack! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Jack Treddle Gets Hero's Medal (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Fireman, Save My Child! (Table of Contents: 7)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 6 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 credited to Howard Sherman.

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Safety in Numbers (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Patrick Dobbs (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Outwitting the Kidnappers (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

When Hitler Came Back! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

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

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

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

Dapper Jack's Dream (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Citadel of Crime
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Citadel of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Dave Ferriss
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Prosecutor by Proxy!
    Air Wave
  6. 5. Kid Pep Rescues a Steeplejack!
    Kellogg's Pep
  7. 6. Jack Treddle Gets Hero's Medal
    Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  8. 7. Fireman, Save My Child!
    Slam Bradley
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  11. 10. Safety in Numbers
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  14. 13. Outwitting the Kidnappers
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  15. 14. When Hitler Came Back!
    The Boy Commandos
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  17. 16. Dapper Jack's Dream
    Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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