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
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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 with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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

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

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

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

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

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) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Claws of the Catwoman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Pete Reiser
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Blind Man's Bluff!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  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 with Robin the Boy Wonder
  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
    Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
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