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

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

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

Case of the Costume-Clad Killers (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin / 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); Joker's gang [as Sergeant Dix; others un-named] (villains)
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!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; belt wireless; Gotham City; Pete's Tap Room; The Brody Diamond

[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

[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; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan; Whitey; Herr Flax (villain)

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 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

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / comic story / 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

[no title indexed] (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:
Lee Harris (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan](introduction); District Attorney Cole (introduction); Snake Scalotti (villain, introduction); Louie (villain)
Keywords:
Belt radio

Indexer Notes

No origin provided.

The last illustrated panel features Air Wave asking readers to contact the editor and let him know how they liked the feature.

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. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Case of the Costume-Clad Killers
    Batman With Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  4. 3. [Herr Flax]
    Spy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cliff Crosby
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  7. 6. Murder on the Airwaves
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Silly Willy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Books Worth Reading
  10. 9. The Case of the Telltale Candle
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    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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