(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
revolvers; speedboats

The Case of the City of Terror (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / 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, former City Council President); "Bugs" Norton (villain); Norton's gang [Blackie; others un-named] (villains)
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.
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Tiny Press

Indexer Notes

Kane fails to draw the bat symbol on Batman's chest in some panels.

[no title indexed] (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; spy
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 [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
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:
? [as Kenny] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Kenny] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

[no title indexed] (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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (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 [as Chad] (signed)
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
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. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Case of the City of Terror
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    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. [no title indexed]
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Monthly Book Review
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    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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