(August 1949)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-06-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich; we previously credited the art to Mooney, then Win Mortimer, then Mortimer (pencils) and Charles Paris (inks).

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

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

The Ghost of Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Judge Whipple; District Attorney Robert J. Pierce; Judge Whipple; Dr. Paul Visio [as Rifle Rafferty] (villain, introduction); Lefty (villain)
Synopsis
A clever doctor uses a phony "ghost" of executed mobster Rifle Rafferty and a group of stool pigeons within Gotham City's mobs in order to convince the Police and the Dynamic Duo that Rafferty has come back from the dead to exact revenge.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batcave; Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham News

Bob Lemon (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Watch for Wakely! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Robotman Meets Robotcrook! (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]

Plane Daring (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, there's a large stack in the back room...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jerry
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Pow Wow Smith; Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Day in the Life of a Private Eye! (Table of Contents: 9)

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: 10)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the toughest thing I've had to face in years!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey
Reprints

The Boy Conqueror (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; history

Message to Parents (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Infantile Paralysis

3 Smash Adventures (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Champ to Chump - And Back Again (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Around the World or Bust! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby ?
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

Superman on Safety First! (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

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

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

Cheating Death! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola / 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. Now -- More Than Ever
  3. 2. The Ghost of Gotham City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Bob Lemon
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Watch for Wakely!
    Jimmy Wakely
  6. 5. Robotman Meets Robotcrook!
    Robotman
  7. 6. Plane Daring
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  8. 7. ["Jerry, there's a large stack in the back room..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Pow Wow Smith; Detective Comics
  10. 9. A Day in the Life of a Private Eye!
    Slam Bradley
  11. 10. ["This is the toughest thing I've had to face in years!"]
    Casey the Cop
  12. 11. The Boy Conqueror
  13. 12. Message to Parents
  14. 13. 3 Smash Adventures
    Superboy
  15. 14. Champ to Chump - And Back Again
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  16. 15. Around the World or Bust!
    The Boy Commandos
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  18. 17. Superman on Safety First!
    Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
  20. 19. Cheating Death!
    Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
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