Batman & Robin first meet their greatest TV foe, The Riddler.
Newspaper strip reprints galore with Chester Gould’s Dick Tracy, Al Capp’s Li’l Abner, and Milton Caniff’s Steve Canyon and Terry & the Pirates.
Carl Barks introduces Uncle Scrooge, and Captain Marvel meets Mr. Tawky Tawny.
Joe Simon & Jack Kirby launch romance comic books with Young Romance.
The cream of the 1940s comic-book crop: Barks, Kelly, Cole, Stanley, Beck & Binder, Carlson, and Marston.
Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel go Atomic, while Plastic Man catches the Crab.