(April 1949)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1949-02-02
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.

Cops 'n' Robbers (Table of Contents)

Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Penciller identification revised from Dick Sprang to Mooney by Craig Delich. Inker revision from Charles Paris to Mooney verified by Craig Delich.

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

A Birthday for Batman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Vickie Vale; un-named safecrackers (villains)
Synopsis
Dick has a difficult time trying to figure out what to give Bruce for his birthday, so he decides, as Robin, to "steal" a trophy from the Bat-Cave's trophy room, and have Bruce, as Batman, try to track him down and arrest him before that evening's birthday party.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fake Fiddler Foiled (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Crime's Aqua-Circus! (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Compass / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp (signed) [as Geo Papp]
Inks
George Papp (signed) [as Geo Papp]
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Captain Compass [Mark Compass]

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
More money!
Genre
humor

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

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

Keep an Eye on Your Favorite Newsstand (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the "Forged" Suicide (Table of Contents: 9)

A Perfect Crime Mystery / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

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

Kolynos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Highway Robbery (Table of Contents: 11)

Federal Agent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My how thrilling baseball is!
Genre
humor

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Hobbies and You (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

The Prisoner of Wildmoor! (Table of Contents: 15)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron ?
Pencils
Fred Ray (signed) [as F RAY]
Inks
Fred Ray (signed) [as F RAY]
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]; Dan Hunter; Peter the Plow-Maker; Ethan Smith; Jonathan Case; Clarence McKay; Gov. Ellis Brockhurst
Synopsis
Tom investigates conditions inside a colonial prison.

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

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

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

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cops 'n' Robbers
    Robin
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever
  3. 2. A Birthday for Batman!
    Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  5. 4. Fake Fiddler Foiled
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Crime's Aqua-Circus!
    Captain Compass
  7. 6. ["More money!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Roller Skate Facts; Winchester Roller Skates
  9. 8. Keep an Eye on Your Favorite Newsstand
  10. 9. The Case of the "Forged" Suicide
    A Perfect Crime Mystery
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kolynos
  12. 11. Highway Robbery
    Federal Agent
  13. 12. ["My how thrilling baseball is!"]
    Peg
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. Hobbies and You
  16. 15. The Prisoner of Wildmoor!
    Tomahawk
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
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