(February 1941)

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:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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The Secret Cavern (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Lewis; Henry Lewis; Renaldo [villain]; Nick [villain]; Blackie [villain].
Synopsis:
A man accidently discovers a huge cave under the gold vaults of Fort Knox, and a group of crooks put that knowledge to use when they convince the man's daughter that she has killed a man, hoping to get him to reveal the cave's location.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-27-09.

[Alien Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan; Gary; Rodriguez.

The Case of the Fugitive Killer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Brodie?, Ken Ernst
Inks:
Ken Ernst
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele

[Tightfist Baker] (Table of Contents)

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; Kay Nevers; Blackbeard; Tightfist Baker [villain].
Synopsis:
Cliff solves his father's murder, inherits a newspaper and becomes a crusading publisher.

[Featherton Appleby] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders

[Athualpa's Treasure] (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Lynch (signed)
Inks:
Don Lynch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Malone
Synopsis:
Steve hunts for Incan treasure--in Maine.

G-Man's Revenge (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tim Standish (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Ray (signed as Ray)
Inks:
Fred Ray (signed as Ray)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[A Man Named Twist] (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Twist.

[The Narwak Mines] (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; W. T. Ward.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The Secret Cavern
    Batman
  3. 2. [Alien Smugglers]
    Spy
  4. 3. The Case of the Fugitive Killer
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  5. 4. [Tightfist Baker]
    Cliff Crosby
  6. 5. [Featherton Appleby]
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  7. 6. [Athualpa's Treasure]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  8. 7. G-Man's Revenge
  9. 8. [A Man Named Twist]
    The Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. [The Narwak Mines]
    Slam Bradley
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