(February 1951)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Man Behind the Red Hood (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / 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

Original cover art had Moldoff/Roussos credits on it - impossible for Moldoff (he didn't start on Batman until 1953).

Revised inker credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously given to Charles Paris.

The Man Behind the Red Hood! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz [as Bob Kane] (signed); 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)
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

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously given to Charles Paris

Splash loosely based on cover.

["Dad, how would you like to take a walk?"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg
Reprints:

The Electric Thinking Cap! (Table of Contents: 3)

Impossible -- But True / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Roy Raymond

The Return of the Iron Man! (Table of Contents: 4)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]

["What causes tides?"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

The World of Adventure in Books (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

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

Your Thinking Cap (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Morrison
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["I'll pick up some easy money shovelling snow!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry
Reprints:

Ten Little Indians (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Behind the Red Hood
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Man Behind the Red Hood!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. ["Dad, how would you like to take a walk?"]
    Peg
  4. 3. The Electric Thinking Cap!
    Impossible -- But True
  5. 4. The Return of the Iron Man!
    Robotman
  6. 5. ["What causes tides?"]
    Quick Quiz
  7. 6. The World of Adventure in Books
    Green Arrow, Tomahawk, Shining Knight
  8. 7. Your Thinking Cap
  9. 8. ["I'll pick up some easy money shovelling snow!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Ten Little Indians
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
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