(September 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
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The Brain Burglar! (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] [also as Dr. Mason]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Professor Jon Henry (scientist); Professor Dodge; Dr. Mason (scientsist); Dr. Deker (villain); Deker's gang (villains); un-named Zeppelin Commander (villain, death); Zeppelin crew (villains, all die)
Synopsis:
The invention of a machine by a noted professor, that forces one to tell the truth, is snatched by an evil doctor who kidnaps noted scientists and inventors, as well as key individuals in the Defense Department, and uses the machine on them in order to obtain their secrets.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; gas pellet; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Truth (Brain) Machine; utility belt

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils:
Ed Moore (signed)
Inks:
Ed Moore (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan

[Dr. Karon] (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charles Paris

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis] (no cape); Dr. Karon (villain); Wing

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Books Worth Reading / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

The book "How They Blazed the Trail" by J. Walker McSpadden is examined.

The Case of the Killer Horse (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

Murder Without Harmony (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mom 'n' Pop / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mom; Pop

The Riddle of the Missing Masterpiece (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

Getaway (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
Cliff Young [as C.] (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young [as C.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Who Killed Hank Allen?] (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

[The Gambling Ship] (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. The Brain Burglar!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Spy
  4. 3. [Dr. Karon]
    The Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Books Worth Reading
  6. 5. The Case of the Killer Horse
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  7. 6. Murder Without Harmony
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mom 'n' Pop
  9. 8. The Riddle of the Missing Masterpiece
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. Getaway
  11. 10. [Who Killed Hank Allen?]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  12. 11. [The Gambling Ship]
    Slam Bradley
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