Batman #42
(August-September 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1947-06-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by the respective artists, letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Claws of the Catwoman! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Charles Paris
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parallel story to Detective Comics #318. Art credits verified by Charles Paris through Dick Sprang to Craig Delich, letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Pete Reiser (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blind Man's Bluff! (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Charles Paris; Curt Swan (next to last panel last page only)
Inks
Charles Paris; Stan Kaye (next to last panel last page only)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dude Neery (villain, introduction); Dan Grady (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Paris credits verified by Paris to Dick Sprang and then to Craig Delich, letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eagle-Beak tell me of heap good fishing stream near here!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Chief Hot Foot
Reprints

Trapping the Bank Robber (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Death Stalk (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Baker (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

V Is for Vicuña (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Robot Robbers! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Charles Paris
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Hercules (villain, introduction); Jawbone Bannon (villain, introduction); Whitey Drebs (villain, introduction); George "Four-Eyes" Foley (introduction, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Paris to Dick Sprang and then to Craig Delich, letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

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

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

Playful Pop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, Pop. This is an imitation of a train...
Genre
humor
Characters
Pop
Reprints

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

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Tell-Tale Comb (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Red Ryder's Safety Message to Daisy Air Rifle Owners (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Claws of the Catwoman!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Pete Reiser
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Blind Man's Bluff!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  7. 6. ["Eagle-Beak tell me of heap good fishing stream near here!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  8. 7. Trapping the Bank Robber
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  9. 8. Death Stalk
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. V Is for Vicuña
  12. 11. The Robot Robbers!
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  14. 13. ["Listen, Pop. This is an imitation of a train..."]
    Playful Pop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  16. 15. The Case of the Tell-Tale Comb
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  18. 17. Red Ryder's Safety Message to Daisy Air Rifle Owners
    Daisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder
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