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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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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