Batman #45
(February-March 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-12-10
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
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Mortimer and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Comiquiz (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Lady Rogues! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Neil Weston (villain, introduction); The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris. Formerly credited to Bill Woolfolk but it's not in his records per Martin O'Hearn.

Woolfolk is given credit for this story in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) #158 (May 2019) in interview with Donna Woolfolk, edited by P.C. Hamerlinck. Thus added back by Craig Delich.

"Chick" Davies (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Western Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Parole for Christmas! (Table of Contents: 6)

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]; Scarface Malone (villain, introduction); Eddie Rogers (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, art credits verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crash" "I'm sorry my snowball broke your window...
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey

Mickey Marvel (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Readin', 'Ritin', an' Ritchie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Naylor
Pencils
Bob Naylor
Inks
Bob Naylor
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Naylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Ritchie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Shoe Shine (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walter B. Gibson [as Henry Lysing] (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help...The ice cracked! Get me out!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Lit-Win

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What in the world is Daffy up to now?
Genre
humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich.

How to Stop (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tips on Expert Roller Skating; Winchester Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Match! (Table of Contents: 15)

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 Match (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, art credits confirmed by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

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

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

Mister Grumble, The Big Boss / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grrr... The next man I find laying down on the job...

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

Credit Sales Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / 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. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Comiquiz
    World's Finest Comics
  4. 3. The Lady Rogues!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. "Chick" Davies
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  7. 6. A Parole for Christmas!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. ["Crash" "I'm sorry my snowball broke your window..."]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. Mickey Marvel
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Readin', 'Ritin', an' Ritchie
  11. 10. Shoe Shine
  12. 11. ["Help...The ice cracked! Get me out!"]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["What in the world is Daffy up to now?"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  15. 14. How to Stop
    Tips on Expert Roller Skating; Winchester Skates
  16. 15. The Match!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  18. 17. ["Grrr... The next man I find laying down on the job..."]
    Mister Grumble, The Big Boss
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Credit Sales Company
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
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