(September 1951)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1951-07-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This comic was shown in The Adventures of Superman, 1952 series, Season 1, Episode 16: "Mystery in Wax". Shown in a newsstand at the end of the show.

The Underworld Bank! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Underworld Bank! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Regal (bank robber); Porter (diamond thief); Durstin; Dippy Logan; unnamed underworld bank manager; Kangaroo Kiley (underworld bank president); Mug Raymond; Blake (payroll thief); Crusher; Bull's-Eye; Beetle Reeves; Lefty
Synopsis
Batman goes undercover to get evidence against an underworld bank. When he is exposed, he counts on Robin to rescue him, unaware that Robin is trapped in a sealed bank vault that is running low on air.
Reprints

Phil Rizzuto (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Of a Man Credited with Over 2500 Inventions] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cartoon Criss-Cross / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Reprints

How to Look Your Best! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Boy Who Re-Made Robotman! (Table of Contents: 6)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; humor

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

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Ghost of Station WBT! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond
Reprints

Favorites in Fantasy! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!" (Table of Contents: 12)

Buzzy [DC] / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Taming of the Wild Bunch! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

Our Footsore Nation (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Wampum Wigwam (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith

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

Peg / 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
Alan got a big boat for his birthday...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Horace Elmo
Pencils
Horace Elmo (signed)
Inks
Horace Elmo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Horace Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which will burn faster...

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Underworld Bank!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Underworld Bank!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Phil Rizzuto
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [Of a Man Credited with Over 2500 Inventions]
    Cartoon Criss-Cross
  6. 5. How to Look Your Best!
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. The Boy Who Re-Made Robotman!
    Robotman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. ["I want a big story about Dubble Bubble for this issue..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. The Ghost of Station WBT!
    Impossible-- But True
  12. 11. Favorites in Fantasy!
  13. 12. Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!"
    Buzzy [DC]
  14. 13. The Taming of the Wild Bunch!
  15. 14. Our Footsore Nation
  16. 15. The Wampum Wigwam
    Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
  17. 16. ["Alan got a big boat for his birthday..."]
    Peg
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  19. 18. ["Which will burn faster..."]
    Quick Quiz
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  21. 20. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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