(November 1948)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-09-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Gallery of Public Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blackie Nason
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the cover.

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

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

Double-Header! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Gallery of Public Heroes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; James Coy [aka Chicago Eddie] (G-Man, introduction); Blackie Nason [aka Mr. Jones] (villain, introduction, death); unnamed underworld surgeon, introduction, death); Lippy (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Blackie Nason was captured because of his picture being in the Police "Rogue's Gallery," so after he escapes from prison, he has plastic surgery, then sets up his "Gallery of Undercover Cops." And he accidentally uncovers the true identity of Batman, just wanting to scam the underworld element.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham News; True Fact Detective; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

The splash page replicates the cover.

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the story.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In Keds It's a Breeze! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

U. S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Avalanche! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Robotman in the Moon! (Table of Contents: 8)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson (signed)
Inks
Jimmy Thompson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Death on the Speedway (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Sinister Snow Man! (Table of Contents: 11)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

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

American Flyer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Bill Wins? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Secret Codes in Sports (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Lysing (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Irvin Foster Sportswear / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Z...Z...Z... Z...Z...Z..." "...This ought to wake him!
Genre
humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle
Reprints

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Jimmie Saves the Limited (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Find Me a Killer! (Table of Contents: 20)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Boy - A job!
Genre
humor

Yea, Bucko! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

B. F. Goodrich / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Catch More Fish (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gallery of Public Heroes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Double-Header!
    Boy Commandos
  4. 3. The Gallery of Public Heroes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Bob Feller
    Wheaties
  6. 5. In Keds It's a Breeze!
    U. S. Keds
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  8. 7. Avalanche!
    Ray-o-Vac
  9. 8. Robotman in the Moon!
    Robotman
  10. 9. Death on the Speedway
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  11. 10. ["What a swell set!"]
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  12. 11. The Sinister Snow Man!
    Slam Bradley
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Flyer
  14. 13. ["Hold it!"]
    Shorty
  15. 14. Bill Wins?
    Cracker Jack
  16. 15. Secret Codes in Sports
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Irvin Foster Sportswear
  18. 17. ["Z...Z...Z... Z...Z...Z..." "...This ought to wake him!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  20. 19. Jimmie Saves the Limited
    Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watch
  21. 20. Find Me a Killer!
    The Boy Commandos
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  23. 22. Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  24. 23. ["Boy - A job!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  25. 24. Yea, Bucko!
    B. F. Goodrich
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  28. 27. How to Catch More Fish
    Eveready
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