(May 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; Murray Boltinoff (uncredited)
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; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Case of the Mystery Carnival (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Colonel Dawes (amusement park owner); un-named wax museum caretaker; Charlie [as Colonel Dawes] (villain); "Mouse" Docker (villain); Joey (villain); Mindy (villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce and Dick visit an amusement park owned and operated by a friend of theirs, but when the Colonel brushes off his old friends, Batman and Robin smell a rat and discover that some crooks have taken over the amusement park.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis by Craig Delich (2009-3-10).

Artist Kane failed to put the bat on Batman's chest in many panels.

[This Is 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; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan; Stevens; Morrow; Barnas
Synopsis:
The Tonville Dam has been sabotaged.

[no title indexed] (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

[The Kidnaping of Wilfred Van Dorn] (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]; Wilfred Van Dorn; Miss Tilson

Indexer Notes

The Avenger appears in costume with cape in this story.

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

The Adventure of the Sweet Scent (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele; Larry Trent; Treena Blair; James Parillo; Dominick Chalese; Jake Blair

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True-isms / 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

[The Phelps Twins] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders; William Phelps; Joe Phelps

Racing with Death (Table of Contents)

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; Buddy Hart; Kay

Killer's Mistake (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Woodley (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Scene of the Crime (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clem Gordon (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Opening Night at the Broadview] (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; Anita Crowe; Marta Cenini; Jack Armor

[Broadway Opening Night] (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; Lester Pry; Dean Dare; The Great Targetto (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Case of the Mystery Carnival
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [This Is Sabotage]
    Spy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Facts
  5. 4. [The Kidnaping of Wilfred Van Dorn]
    The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. The Adventure of the Sweet Scent
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    True-isms
  8. 7. [The Phelps Twins]
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  9. 8. Racing with Death
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. Killer's Mistake
  11. 10. Scene of the Crime
  12. 11. [Opening Night at the Broadview]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  13. 12. [Broadway Opening Night]
    Slam Bradley
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