(March 1949)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1949-01-19
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Robin, the Boy Failure! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain, cameo); The Crime Surgeon [Steve Travers] (villain, cameo); The Yellow Masks (villains, introduc tion for all)
Synopsis
Dick Grayson suffers from a case of amnesia after rescuing a woman from near death. Bruce devises a plan for the youngster to "assume" the role of Robin in order to try and shock him into remembering his true identity.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Craig Delich; we previously credited Dick Sprang and before that suggested Gene McDonald.

High As a Kite (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Smash-Up Crimes! (Table of Contents: 5)

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]

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Binder's records.

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

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
Now you wait right here for a few minutes!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

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

Pan-American Band Instruments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

His Highness, King Shorty! (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

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

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
Baseball Today!
Genre
humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

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

Roller Skate Facts; Winchester Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Quick! Give me a big juicy steak!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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
That dog is still stuck in the window...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

From Tree Trunk to Ocean Liner (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Dale Evans Comics; All-American Western; Western Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Undercover Gangster! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Robin, the Boy Failure!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. High As a Kite
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Smash-Up Crimes!
    Robotman
  7. 6. ["Now you wait right here for a few minutes!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Pan-American Band Instruments
  9. 8. His Highness, King Shorty!
    Slam Bradley
  10. 9. ["Baseball Today!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Roller Skate Facts; Winchester Skates
  12. 11. ["Quick! Give me a big juicy steak!"]
    Casey the Cop
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. ["That dog is still stuck in the window..."]
    Shorty
  15. 14. From Tree Trunk to Ocean Liner
  16. 15. ["You'll find this sure-fire brand..."]
    Dale Evans Comics; All-American Western; Western Comics
  17. 16. Undercover Gangster!
    The Boy Commandos
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
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