(July 1950)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1950-05-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
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
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cycle (introduction?)

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Men Who Died on Time! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures, signed); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; James Dice (theatrical producer, death); Fells (Dice's butler); Fred Barker (theatrical producer, death); Thomas Slade (former theatrical producer); Connie Bell (actress); Dr. French; Eddy Grace (former actor); Carl Rowland (fiancee of Connie Bell); The Avenger [Charles Waters] [aka as Wright] (villain, a jeweler); unnamed fire victims; unnamed murder witness; unnamed doctor
Synopsis
Batman faces a clever criminal that targets theatrical producers, telling each of them that they will die at midnight. The "death" of Batman provides a clue to that killer.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Kane pencils credit added, as verified by Schwartz to Craig Delich.

Luke Appling (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Danger Trail / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Human Super Weapon! (Table of Contents: 6)

Impossible-- But True / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
Dan Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond
Reprints

After the Atom Spies (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look here, Daffy, you've been owing me...
Genre
humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle
Reprints

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Diamond Key to Doom! (Table of Contents: 10)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooke
Inks
Tom Cooke
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Bails; we formerly credited Frank Bolle.

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

The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy - New skates!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Businessman's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Jimmy Saves a Life (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / 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
You're an officer of the law, aren't you?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Two Detectives Named Smith! (Table of Contents: 18)

Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Leonard Starr ?
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Craig Delich.

Reunion at the Rustlers (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy

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

Action Comics; Superman; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Peter Pan Peanut Butter / 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. The Men Who Died on Time!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Luke Appling
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Kind of Stories You Like Best!
    Danger Trail
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  7. 6. The Human Super Weapon!
    Impossible-- But True
  8. 7. After the Atom Spies
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  9. 8. ["Look here, Daffy, you've been owing me..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
  11. 10. Diamond Key to Doom!
    Robotman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame
  13. 12. ["Oh boy - New skates!"]
    Little Pete
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. Businessman's Best Friend
  16. 15. Jimmy Saves a Life
    Roadmaster
  17. 16. ["You're an officer of the law, aren't you?"]
    Casey the Cop
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  19. 18. Two Detectives Named Smith!
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  20. 19. Reunion at the Rustlers
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  21. 20. Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet
    Buzzy
  22. 21. ["The one and only Superman..."]
    Action Comics; Superman; World's Finest Comics
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Peter Pan Peanut Butter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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  • Peter Croome
  • John Monagle
  • Arthur Lortie
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  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
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