(November 1947)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Robin vs. the Clock! (Table of Contents)

Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Clock
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Winslow Mortimer to Jim Mooney by Craig Delich. Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Clock Strikes! (Table of Contents: 2)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ? (see notes)
Pencils:
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Clock (villain)
Synopsis:
The Clock escapes from behind prison bars where the Boy Wonder once put him, but he must act quickly and re-capture him before "time kills Robin"!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The writing, events and sequences in this story are identical to those used in "Batman's First Case", which appeared later in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #265 (March 1959), leading to the conclusion that THIS story was also written by Bill Finger. (Added by Craig Delich.)

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

Wally Butts (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Racing to the Rescue (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The World's Most Famous Dog (Table of Contents: 5)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jimmy Thompson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane; Paul Dennis]

The Secret-Play Touchdown (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of Mr. Mixup (Table of Contents: 7)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

Indexer Notes

Story title corrected by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

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

Looters of the Lake! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

The Case of the Kidnapped Heiress (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Wanted - Man to Work in Theater on Stage"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Birthday Surprise (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Vine
Letters:
typeset

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Legend of Wolf Valley! (Table of Contents: 14)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron ?
Pencils:
Fred Ray (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]; Dan Hunter; Sellum Sam; Strong Stephen
Synopsis:
A mysterious wolf is accused of killing trappers. Tom and Dan set out to find out what's behind the legend.

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

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

Irvin Foster Sportswear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Robin vs. the Clock!
    Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Clock Strikes!
    Robin
  4. 3. Wally Butts
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Racing to the Rescue
    "U.S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  6. 5. The World's Most Famous Dog
    Robotman
  7. 6. The Secret-Play Touchdown
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. The Mystery of Mr. Mixup
    Penniless Palmer
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  10. 9. Looters of the Lake!
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  11. 10. The Case of the Kidnapped Heiress
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  12. 11. ["Wanted - Man to Work in Theater on Stage"]
    Shorty
  13. 12. Birthday Surprise
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. The Legend of Wolf Valley!
    Tomahawk
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Irvin Foster Sportswear
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon