(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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

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!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[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
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

[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 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

[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); 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
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Case of the Costume-Clad Killers
    Batman
  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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