(September 1940)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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The Case of the City of Terror (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (also backgrounds); George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ryder; Carter; Mayor Harliss Greer [villain; "Bugs" Norton [villain]; Blackie [villain].
Synopsis:
Bruce and Dick head out on a cross-country vacation to get away from crime, but when they arrive in a small town, they discover that a new Mayor has ties to organized crime, and has established gambling dens and other rackets in town, all protected by Police officer's on the take.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-22-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Silly Situations / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Hlak Sisto] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Moore
Inks:
Ed Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan; Hlak Sisto [villain].

[The Archer Kidnapping Case] (Table of Contents)

Red Logan, Ace Reporter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski (signed as Win)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski (signed as Win)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan
Synopsis:
Red quits his job and goes undercover.

Theft in the Abbey (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
? (signed as Kenny)
Inks:
? (signed as Kenny)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

none (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Hop Yin (villain).

none (Table of Contents)

Monthly Book Review / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

none (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders

[Jonas Henkel] (Table of Contents)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele; Dr. Evans; Jonas Henkel [villain].

[Along the Congo] (Table of Contents)

Young America's Hero, Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chad Grothkopf (signed as Chad)
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf (signed as Chad)
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf (signed as Chad)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby; The Skull [villain].

[The Winters Brothers] (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Howard Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Jessica Mason; Gerard Winters; Gregor Winters.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The Case of the City of Terror
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    Silly Situations
  4. 3. [Hlak Sisto]
    Spy
  5. 4. [The Archer Kidnapping Case]
    Red Logan, Ace Reporter
  6. 5. Theft in the Abbey
  7. 6. none
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. none
    Monthly Book Review
  9. 8. none
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  10. 9. [Jonas Henkel]
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  11. 10. [Along the Congo]
    Young America's Hero, Cliff Crosby
  12. 11. [The Winters Brothers]
    Slam Bradley
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