(October 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:

Introducing the Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Bios of Robert Thorndyke; Ruth Perl; Gene Tunney; C. Bowie Millican; Josette Frank. DC establishes their own code to ensure nothing untoward appears in their comics.

The Stone Idol! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin / 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]; Ghost Gulch Mayor; Mad Mack (villain, death); The Iron Idol (villain, circus strongman)
Synopsis:
On vacation, Bruce and Dick come across a near deserted silver mining town, Ghost Gulch. Above the town is a mysterious stone idol that one day comes to life, and Batman amd Robin must get to the bottom of this mystery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ghost Gulch

[Jules Vortez] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan

The Reluctant Dragon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

The book "Who Rides in the Dark" by Stephen W. Meader, and "The Reluctant Dragon" are examined.

[Muscles Moran] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roy Paul
Inks:
Roy Paul
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis] (in costume with cape); Wing; Muscles Moran (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

For Fun / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray McGill

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 3-16-09.

The Death from the Honeybee (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

[The Lightning Killer] (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

Beautiful Friendship (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[Who Killed Serge Kamroff?] (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 Practical Joker] (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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. Introducing the Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Stone Idol!
    Batman With Robin
  4. 3. [Jules Vortez]
    Spy
  5. 4. The Reluctant Dragon
    Good Books and Movies
  6. 5. [Muscles Moran]
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    For Fun
  10. 9. The Death from the Honeybee
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  11. 10. [The Lightning Killer]
    Cliff Crosby
  12. 11. Beautiful Friendship
  13. 12. [Who Killed Serge Kamroff?]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  14. 13. [The Practical Joker]
    Slam Bradley
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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