(November 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 Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; Murray Boltinoff (uncredited); Mort Weisinger (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

[no title indexed] (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
Reprints:

Another Message to Our Readers (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
William Moulton Marston; W.W. Sones.
Synopsis:
Biographies of two more members of DC's Editorial Advisory Board are featured.

Twenty-Four Hours to Live (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; Barkis; Lucille Sneed; Stanley; Jasper Sneed (villain, death); Jason Sneed; Hosmer Clay (death); John Harvey; Hagar the Waxman; Richard Sneed (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Jasper Sneed has been given an oriental poison, a poison that will kill him within 24 hours and for which there is no known cure. The Batman investigates and discovers the man's twin brother has committed the foul deed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich.

[The Fencer] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan; Vortex; The Fencer [villain].

Indexer Notes

Continued from the previous issue.

Smoke Blows West (Table of Contents)

Good Books Worth Reading / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
book review

[The Carson Kidnapping Case] (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 (in costume, no cape, Lee Travis); Wing.
Synopsis:
Lee Travis is accused of being involved in a kidnapping.

The Adventure of the Spider Girl (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.

The Case of Double Trouble (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 in the Tropics (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

Retribution (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The White Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Hilton (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Jones Case] (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 Case of the Talking Dummy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Another Message to Our Readers
  3. 2. Twenty-Four Hours to Live
    Batman
  4. 3. [The Fencer]
    Spy
  5. 4. Smoke Blows West
    Good Books Worth Reading
  6. 5. [The Carson Kidnapping Case]
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. The Adventure of the Spider Girl
    Cliff Crosby
  8. 7. The Case of Double Trouble
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  9. 8. Murder in the Tropics
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  10. 9. Retribution
  11. 10. The White Death
  12. 11. [The Jones Case]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  13. 12. The Case of the Talking Dummy
    Slam Bradley
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