(August 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; Mort Weisinger]
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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Hook Morgan and his River Pirates (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Mr. Sale; Hook Morgan [villain]; Mr. Conroy [villain].
Synopsis:
When Linda is told that harbor pirates have absconded with special cloth she had ordered, and Bruce notices that cloth is the window of a store, the Batman takes over to to get to the bottom of the mystery, nearly losing his life in the process.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-15-09.

none (Table of Contents)

It's a Fact / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[Protecting the Panama Canal] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Good Movies and Books / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

[Robbery at the Bursar's Office] (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:
Crimson Avenger (in costume, no cape, Lee Travis); Wing.

Indexer Notes

Costume change. 1st issue the Crimson doesn't have a cape.

none (Table of Contents)

Oddities / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

none (Table of Contents)

Famous American Words / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray (signed as FRay)
Inks:
Fred Ray (signed as FRay)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Case of the Bitter Almonds (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele

none (Table of Contents)

In the News / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Murder in the Skies (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

[Who Killed Major Morley?] (Table of Contents)

Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chad Grothkopf
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby; Kay Nevers.

Without Fear (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sidney Drew (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Kaye (signed as SK)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (signed as SK)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Who Killed Holt?] (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

Death Under the Big Top! (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. Hook Morgan and his River Pirates
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    It's a Fact
  4. 3. [Protecting the Panama Canal]
    Spy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Good Movies and Books
  6. 5. [Robbery at the Bursar's Office]
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. none
    Oddities
  8. 7. none
    Famous American Words
  9. 8. The Case of the Bitter Almonds
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  10. 9. none
    In the News
  11. 10. Murder in the Skies
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  12. 11. [Who Killed Major Morley?]
    Cliff Crosby
  13. 12. Without Fear
  14. 13. [Who Killed Holt?]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  15. 14. Death Under the Big Top!
    Slam Bradley
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