(February 1942)

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; 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:
Fred Ray; Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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Case of the Costume-Clad Killers (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain).
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin set out to clash with a clever gang that secures uniforms and equipment of Police and Firemen in order to commit crimes. But Batman has already figured out the person behind this as a person who would relish the "humor" of the situation: The Joker!
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-20-09.

none (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

[Herr Flax] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan; Whitey; Herr Flax [villain].

none (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby

none (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Murder on the Airwaves (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charles Paris

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing.

none (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silly Willy

none (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Josette Frank?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 3-20-09.

The Case of the Telltale Candle (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

none (Table of Contents)

Gags / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Missing Evidence (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan](I); Snake Scalotti [villain]; Cole.

Indexer Notes

No origin provided.

The Trick (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Fat Man's Club] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. Case of the Costume-Clad Killers
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    Laffs
  4. 3. [Herr Flax]
    Spy
  5. 4. none
    Cliff Crosby
  6. 5. none
    Chief Hot Foot
  7. 6. Murder on the Airwaves
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. none
    Silly Willy
  9. 8. none
    Books Worth Reading
  10. 9. The Case of the Telltale Candle
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  11. 10. none
    Gags
  12. 11. The Case of the Missing Evidence
    Air Wave
  13. 12. The Trick
  14. 13. [The Fat Man's Club]
    Slam Bradley
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