(September 1948)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-07-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Sequence order provided by Darrin Clinton via the GCD Error List.

Crimes in Jade (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

Let the Facts Speak for Themselves-- (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Crimes of Jade! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Ling Ho (introduction); Mr. Ho (Ling's father, curio store owner, introduction, death); Shing Far [Nick Baily] (villain, introduction); Ding How (villain, introduction); Wong How (villain, Ding's brother, introduction)
Synopsis
When a brazen crime involving the theft of jade rocks Chinatown, Batman teams up with a Chinese detective to track down the criminals.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; belt radio; Chinatown; Chinese Bat-Signal; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

The cover title differs from the story title. Splash page somewhat patterned after the cover.

Ewell Blackwell (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sam Takes Himself for a Ride (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

A Bid for Robotman? (Table of Contents: 6)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
Jimmy Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane; aka Paul Dennis]

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

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at those weights and dumbbells...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

Shorty Rides a Winner! (Table of Contents: 9)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Ozzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, there, sonny. Is your mother home...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich.

Secret Codes -- A Hobby for All (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Lysing ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Jerry Bails.

Arizona Ranger (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen ?
Pencils
Stookie Allen ?
Inks
Stookie Allen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Burt Mossman

Everything You Want in a Magazine! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Gang Busters; Mr. District Attorney / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dr. Z, Future Criminal! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Andre Chavard; Tex; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]; Dr. Z (villain)

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

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

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crimes in Jade
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Let the Facts Speak for Themselves--
    Real Fact Comics
  4. 3. The Crimes of Jade!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Ewell Blackwell
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Sam Takes Himself for a Ride
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. A Bid for Robotman?
    Robotman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  9. 8. ["Look at those weights and dumbbells..."]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Shorty Rides a Winner!
    Slam Bradley
  11. 10. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  12. 11. ["Hello, there, sonny. Is your mother home..."]
    Ozzie
  13. 12. Secret Codes -- A Hobby for All
  14. 13. Arizona Ranger
  15. 14. Everything You Want in a Magazine!
    Gang Busters; Mr. District Attorney
  16. 15. Dr. Z, Future Criminal!
    The Boy Commandos
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
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