(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Hook Morgan and his River Pirates (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
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Mr. Sale (store owner); Hook Morgan (villain); Mr. Conroy (villain, merchadise store owner)
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.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; boot wireless; Conroy Merchandise Company; utility belt

Indexer Notes

The Batplane serves also as a speedboat in this story.

[no title indexed] (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; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan
Keywords:
Panama Canal

[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:
?

Genre:
children

[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 [Lee Travis]; Wing

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray [as FRay] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray [as FRay] (signed)
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

[no title indexed] (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 [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
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 [as SK] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as SK] (signed)
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. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Hook Morgan and his River Pirates
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    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. [no title indexed]
    Oddities
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Famous American Words
  9. 8. The Case of the Bitter Almonds
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    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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