(February 1951)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1950-12-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Man Behind the Red Hood (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Red Hood [The Joker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credits by Craig Delich; we previously credited Charles Paris. We also previously credited Sheldon Moldoff on pencils, but he didn't start on Batman until 1953.

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

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

The Man Behind the Red Hood! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz (signed as Bob Kane); Win Mortimer (Robin figure on splash)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dean Chalmers (of State University); Paul Wong (student); Jimmy Kale (student); Earl "Farmerboy" Benson (villain, ex-con, university gardener); The Red Hood [The Joker] (villain, origin); unnamed crime victim; unnamed police officer; unnamed college students; unnamed night watchman
Synopsis
Batman is invited to be a guest instructor for a class on criminology at State University, and, since the students are making such good progress, he decides to use them to try and solve a case he never could concerning a criminal known as the Red Hood.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batcave; Gotham City; State U. Tatler

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich; we previously credited Charles Paris.

Splash loosely based on cover.

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

Peg / 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
Dad, how would you like to take a walk?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Cheers Orphans (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Pop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Electric Thinking Cap! (Table of Contents: 6)

Impossible-- But True / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond

Lucky Block (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Return of the Iron Man! (Table of Contents: 11)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Horace Elmo
Pencils
Horace Elmo
Inks
Horace Elmo
Colors
?
Letters
Horace Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What causes tides?
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The World of Adventure in Books (Table of Contents: 14)

Shining Knight; Green Arrow; Tomahawk / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]; The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

Your Thinking Cap (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Morrison
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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
I'll pick up some easy money shovelling snow!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jerry
Reprints

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Ten Little Indians! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Behind the Red Hood
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  3. 2. The Man Behind the Red Hood!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Dad, how would you like to take a walk?"]
    Peg
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie Cheers Orphans
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Pop
  7. 6. The Electric Thinking Cap!
    Impossible-- But True
  8. 7. Lucky Block
    Nestlé's Crunch
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  10. 9. ["Gee, Tommy, what a neat skating sweater!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. The Return of the Iron Man!
    Robotman
  13. 12. ["What causes tides?"]
    Quick Quiz
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  15. 14. The World of Adventure in Books
    Shining Knight; Green Arrow; Tomahawk
  16. 15. Your Thinking Cap
  17. 16. ["I'll pick up some easy money shovelling snow!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Tomahawk
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. Ten Little Indians!
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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