Batman #46
(April-May 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1948-02-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Batman and Robin Battle Mutiny in the Big House (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Universe
DC : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Mooney and letterer credit verified by Roussos.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

"Guileful Greetings!" or "The Joker Sends Regards!" (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Reggie Weems (stockbroker playboy); Sue Wonnie (blues singer); Bugs (Joker's henchman); Slim (Joker's henchman); Lee Ayers (newlywed); Helen Ayers (newlywed)
Universe
DC : mainstream
Synopsis
The Joker escapes from prison and plans a new series of crimes based on greeting cards.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, penciler credit verified by Sprang, and inker credit verified by Sprang.

Leo Johnson (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death on the Speedway (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Big House Chaplain! (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Gene McDonald
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alan Channing (prison chaplain, introduction); Mike Tappan (ex-con, introduction); Duke Kite (villain, introduction); Whitey Harlan (villain, introduction); Bull Bergen (villain, introduction); Warden Williams; Slips Sanders (convict, introduction); Eddie (convict)
Universe
DC : mainstream
Synopsis
A prison chaplain who befriends convicts and convinces them to go straight becomes the target of the convicts' criminal associates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and art credits verified by Sprang.

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

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

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

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

Clean Up (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kit Martin (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was no secret around Cauliflower Row that...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Goldie Garmes; Lefty Doakes; Kid Dance; Arthur Jazzbo; Pop Green; Midge
Keywords
boxing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Batman That History Forgot! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Gene McDonald
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How would you like to go back through the ages - in search of yourself?
Feature Logo
Batman [fat B]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Leonardo Da Vinci; Enrico (Da Vinci's assistant); Gian Trivulao (villain, introduction)
Universe
DC : mainstream
Synopsis
To investigate a reference to Batman in the past, Professor Nichols sends Batman and Robin back in time to Milan in the year 1499, where they meet Leonardo Da Vinci and aide him against the traitorous ruler Gian Trivulao.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and art credits verified by Sprang.

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Nervous Norman / 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
Gosh, my train is late...
Genre
humor
Characters
Nervous Norman

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Mystery on the Mountain (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac Batteries / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Mrs. Brown, I just sent Daffy over...
Genre
humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

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

Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Leave It to Binky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman and Robin Battle Mutiny in the Big House
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Want action???"]
  4. 3. "Guileful Greetings!" or "The Joker Sends Regards!"
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Leo Johnson
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Death on the Speedway
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. Big House Chaplain!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  10. 9. Clean Up
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  12. 11. The Batman That History Forgot!
    Batman
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. ["Gosh, my train is late..."]
    Nervous Norman
  15. 14. Mystery on the Mountain
    Ray-o-Vac Batteries
  16. 15. ["Yes, Mrs. Brown, I just sent Daffy over..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Leave It to Binky
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • David Banuelos
  • John Censullo
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • John Monagle
  • John Pannozzi
  • Matthew Peets
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore