(February 1948)

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); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Boy Who Wanted Robin for Christmas (Table of Contents)

Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mooney art credits verified by Craig Delich. We previously credited Win Mortimer (pencils) and Ray Burnley (inks).

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 Boy Who Wanted Robin for Christmas! (Table of Contents: 2)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bertram Beem (a billionaire magnate); Mr. Coombs (Beem's guardian); Jervis (villain, Beem's butler)
Synopsis:
The richest boy in the world authorizes his mentor to provide $50,000 to the Police Fund IF he gets to work on a case with Robin to track down a crooked Santa Claus.
Reprints:

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/).

"Chick" Davies (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Gang Busters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Robotman vs Rubberman! (Table of Contents: 5)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane; aka Paul Dennis]; Robotdog; Rubberman (villain); Frank the Fire-Eater (villain)
Synopsis:
Robotman and Robotdog face the slippery and evil aims of a man who literally has a body made of rubber, making his capture rather difficult.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn.

["If I gave you six apples..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ozzie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Mickey Marvel (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["What luck to get this easy job painting..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Big Bad Banker! (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/).

["Golly, I promised Doodle I'd mail this letter..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Lit-Win] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Lit-Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Crooked Crooner (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Long (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["I can't eat this soup."] (Table of Contents: 14)

Goofy Gus / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Missing Gopher (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Thurston Harper
Inks:
Thurston Harper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

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

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Assignment in Peril! (Table of Contents: 17)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]

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: 18) (Expand) /

Lancaster County Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

MoToR's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Change a Tire at Night (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Boy Who Wanted Robin for Christmas
    Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Boy Who Wanted Robin for Christmas!
    Robin
  4. 3. "Chick" Davies
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  6. 5. Robotman vs Rubberman!
    Robotman
  7. 6. ["If I gave you six apples..."]
    Ozzie
  8. 7. Mickey Marvel
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. ["What luck to get this easy job painting..."]
    Shorty
  10. 9. The Big Bad Banker!
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  11. 10. ["Golly, I promised Doodle I'd mail this letter..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. The Crooked Crooner
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. ["I can't eat this soup."]
    Goofy Gus
  16. 15. The Case of the Missing Gopher
    Penniless Palmer
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    A Date with Judy
  18. 17. Assignment in Peril!
    Tomahawk
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Company
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    MoToR's Auto Repair Manual
  21. 20. How to Change a Tire at Night
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon