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

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

"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)

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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
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