Batman #48
(August-September 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1948-06-09
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.


The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batcave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer. 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)

For Thrills and Action Read (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Fowls of Fate! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Mooney. Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Bob Elliott (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wolf Brando (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Mooney in article in Alter Ego #133 (June 2015); we previously credited Mooney. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Man with the Purple Hand (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'm starved, Doodle...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

There She Blows: Whales and Whaling (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Look at this, Tuffy!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:

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

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

Crime from Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Morton (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Mooney. Inker credit per Mooney in article in Alter Ego #133 (June 2015); we previously credited Mooney. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

Rollfast / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. For Thrills and Action Read
  4. 3. The Fowls of Fate!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Bob Elliott
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races
    Old Nick
  7. 6. The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["I'm starved, Doodle..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. There She Blows: Whales and Whaling
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  13. 12. ["Look at this, Tuffy!"]
    Shorty
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  15. 14. Crime from Tomorrow!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Rollfast
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Dale Evans Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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