Real Fact Comics #5

DC Comics

United States

Published
November-December 1946
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/215809

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The True Story of Batman and Robin (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tom Mix

Credits

Art
Jack Burnley
Win Mortimer (inset)

Notes

Batman and Robin image from cover of Batman #9 (February-March 1942), but reversed.

Show/hide 1. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Real Fact Comics Table of contents, 0.67 pages

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 3. The True Story of Batman and Robin! How a Big-Time Comic is Born! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Bob Kane; un-named DC Comics editor; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain, image only); The Penguin [Oswald J. Cobblepot] (villain, cameo)

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Mort Weisinger
Bernie Breslauer
Art
Win Mortimer

Synopsis

Totally fictional "true" story of how Bob Kane created Batman and Robin.

Show/hide 4. Bob Feller (Highlights in Sports) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Highlights in Sports
Genre
Biography; sports

Credits

Art
Phil Berube
Show/hide 5. Bo McMillin (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 6. Paul Robeson, All-American Citizen Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Biography
Characters
Paul Robeson

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Mort Weisinger
Bernie Breslauer
Art
Jack Lehti ?
Show/hide 7. If the Oceans Dry Up! (Just Imagine) Comic story, 2 pages
Show/hide 8. Tim Bain, Una Sherman, Mary Alice Dunn, Eddie Kania (The Junior Journal) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Junior Journal
Genre
Biography
Characters
Tim Bain; Una Sherman; Mary Alice Dunn; Eddie Kania

Credits

Script
Stookie Allen
Art
Stookie Allen
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Quiz Corner) Activity, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Quiz Corner
Characters
Superman; Batman; Flash; Wonder Woman; Dover; Clover; Mr. Mxyztplk; Robin; Brooklyn; Boy Commandos; Rip Carter; T. E. Lawrence; Madame Curie

Credits

Art
Jon Small
Show/hide 10. The Cat (Know Your Animals) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Know Your Animals
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Art
Otto Feuer ?
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn
Show/hide 12. Aviation, Railroads, Sports, World War II, History, Communications (Scoops... Pictures to Remember) Cartoon, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Scoops... Pictures to Remember
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Art
George Roussos
Show/hide 13. Mental Marvel Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Characters
Dr. Bruno Furst

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Mort Weisinger
Bernie Breslauer
Art
Nat Edson
Show/hide 14. Mary Hamilton: New York's First Policewoman! (Women of Daring) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Women of Daring
Genre
Biography
Characters
Mary Hamilton

Credits

Script
Stookie Allen
Art
Stookie Allen
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (You Tell Us) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
You Tell Us

Credits

Art
Whitney Ellsworth
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. The Andrews Raiders Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction
Characters
James Andrews; Abraham Lincoln

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Mort Weisinger
Bernie Breslauer
Art
Fred Ray [as Fray]

Synopsis

Story of daring plot to destroy the South's railroads during the Civil War.

Show/hide 17. First Glidermen! (Fantastic Facts) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Facts
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
George Papp
Art
George Papp
Show/hide 18. Magic (Hobbyland...) Text article, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hobbyland...

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 19. Tom Mix, Greatest Cowboy of Them All! (Tom Mix) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tom Mix
Genre
Biography
Characters
Tom Mix; Theodore Roosevelt

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Mort Weisinger
Bernie Breslauer
Art
Ed Smalle ?
Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Utility Stores) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Utility Stores

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 21. No title recorded (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 22. How Thom McAn Stopped the Bus Smash-Up (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn
Characters
Thom McAn and his magic Bazooka-Shoes; H

Credits

Art
George Roussos

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23013

Entry created

  • 19/09/2019

Cover added

  • 19/09/2019

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019