(October 1948)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-08-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Riddler! (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]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Riddler (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed Mayor of Gotham City; Harrison Eagle (millionaire collector, introduction); The Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain, origin, introduction)
Synopsis
Having grown up an expert and a cheat when it came to solving puzzles, Edward Nigma decides to use this capacity to mystify the Police and Batman...as the Riddler!
Reprints
Keywords
Basin Street Banquet; Batmobile; Cross Cleaning Company; Gotham City; The Eyrie

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Sprang and Paris per Craig Delich.

Johnny Mize (Table of Contents: 3)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Bit-o-Honey Races to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 4)

Meet a Bit-o-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Robotman's Double Trouble! (Table of Contents: 5)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Adventure Comics; Action Comics; Sensation Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For thrills...

Dog for a Day! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich; we previously credited John Daly.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

To the Moon and Back (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's that big crowd watching?
Genre
adventure

The Dictator from Alcatraz! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Andre Chavard; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Tex]

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Hero on the Bench (Table of Contents: 18)

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Riddler!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Riddler
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Johnny Mize
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Bit-o-Honey Races to the Rescue!
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  6. 5. Robotman's Double Trouble!
    Robotman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Variety
  8. 7. ["For thrills..."]
    Adventure Comics; Action Comics; Sensation Comics
  9. 8. Dog for a Day!
    Slam Bradley
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  12. 11. To the Moon and Back
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  14. 13. ["What's that big crowd watching?"]
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  15. 14. The Dictator from Alcatraz!
    The Boy Commandos
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  19. 18. Hero on the Bench
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
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