(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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Batman / 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; "Mouse" Docker [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 tha some crooks have taken over the amusement park.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-10-09.

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

none (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, in costume with cape]; Wilfred Van Dorn; Miss Tilson.

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.

none (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 (signed as Win)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski (signed as Win)
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 (signed as Chad)
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf [signed as Chad]
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf (signed as Chad)
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. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The Case of the Mystery Carnival
    Batman
  3. 2. [This is Sabotage]
    Spy
  4. 3. none
    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. none
    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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