(March 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

The Three Racketeers (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Three Racketeers (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:
Ira Schnapp ?
Job Number:
N-981

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; "Crafty" Cal Clate (villain); Professor Post (villain)
Synopsis:
Three former racketeers sit about a table playing cards in prison discussing how the Batman and Robin brought their dreams of easy wealth to a disastrous end.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane

Indexer Notes

The splash panel has a sign on a building that reads "Jack Miller", one of the writers for DC on Batman and other features.

[The Mysterious Green Bottle] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Crime Stalks the Barnyard! (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; Kay Nevers

Sons of Liberty by Gertrude Robinson (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The book "Sons of Liberty" by Gertrude Robinson is reviewed.
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

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

The Beggars Rebellion (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.

The Seal (Table of Contents)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele; The Seal (introduction, villain)

Ghost Copper (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Eliminate Air-Wave!] (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
Lee Harris (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Prof. Gurn (introduction, villain); D. A. Cole; Sandra Stowe; The Scarlatti Gang
Synopsis:
Professor Gurn uses his science to defeat Air Wave's technology.

[Chandra Chun] (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; Tom Hogan; Chandra Chun (villain)
Synopsis:
Slam smashes a fortune teller's racket.
Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Three Racketeers
    Batman
  2. 1. The Three Racketeers
    Batman With Robin
  3. 2. [The Mysterious Green Bottle]
    Spy
  4. 3. Crime Stalks the Barnyard!
    Cliff Crosby
  5. 4. Sons of Liberty by Gertrude Robinson
    Good Books Worth Reading
  6. 5. The Beggars Rebellion
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. The Seal
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  8. 7. Ghost Copper
  9. 8. [Eliminate Air-Wave!]
    Air Wave
  10. 9. [Chandra Chun]
    Slam Bradley
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