(March 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
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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Clayface Walks Again (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]; Julie Madison; Gabby; Mr. Bentley; Clayface I [Basil Karlo] (villain).
Synopsis:
Julie breaks off her engagement to Bruce, and leaves, as Portia Storme, for a career in movies. However, the escape of Basil Karlo, and his revenge against Argus Pictures & Portia Storme brings the Batman into the picture.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-28-09.

[Sabotage] (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; Sawyer; Wilson.
Synopsis:
Bart tries to figure out who sabotaged his plane.

The Echo (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 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]; The Echo [villain]; Jon; Mac.
Synopsis:
A mad scientist builds a giant android robot and uses it to terrorize the city.

Death Valley Scotty (Table of Contents)

Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Deathy Valley Scotty

The Case of the Streamlined Train (Table of Contents)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele

none (Table of Contents)

Rex / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [signed as Stockton]
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [signed as Stockton]
Inks:
Fred Schwab [signed as Stockton]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab

Genre:
humor; animal

[Murder at the Baldwins] (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; Marge Baldwin; Bull Baldwin.

Smashes the Loan Shark Racket (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.

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Ray (signed as Ray)
Inks:
Fred Ray (signed as Ray)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Grace Carmen] (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Malone; Grace Carmen; Happy; Merkoff.

The Case of the Frightened Crooner (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:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. Clayface Walks Again
    Batman
  3. 2. [Sabotage]
    Spy
  4. 3. The Echo
    The Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. Death Valley Scotty
    Facts
  6. 5. The Case of the Streamlined Train
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  7. 6. none
    Rex
  8. 7. [Murder at the Baldwins]
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  9. 8. Smashes the Loan Shark Racket
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. Letter Perfect
  11. 10. [Grace Carmen]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  12. 11. The Case of the Frightened Crooner
    Slam Bradley
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