(April 1949)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

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/).

["More money!"] (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)

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

["My how thrilling baseball is!"] (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)

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)

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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:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon