(June 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #2 (1991)
  • in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #258 (September-October 1974).

The Joker Walks the Last Mile (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain).
Synopsis:
Depressed because he can not freely move about and spend the stole wealth he has in his possession, the Joker turns himself in, is sentenced to die and is executed.....all so that he can live again and have the freedom he desires!
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #2 (1991).

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-21-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smiles / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Commandos Are Coming (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Jan Haasen; Alfy Twidgett; Pierre Chavard] (introduction); Victor Renaud; LaFarge; Major Von Karp (villain)
Synopsis:
LaFarge joins the Commandos to help free Victor Renaud from the Gestapo.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Mister Miracle (DC, 1971 series) #8 (June 1972)
  • in Boy Commandos by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, The (DC, 2010 series) #1 (October 2010)

The Adventure of the Wild Men (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.

Murder in the Monument (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Questionable Character (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Weston (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Mystery of His Master's Voice (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Captain Saltz; Father Kind; Static (intro- Air Wave's parrot).

The Boy's Book of Magnetism by Raymond F. Yeates (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Josette Frank (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Featured is a review of "The Boy's Book of Magnetism" by Raymond F. Yeates.
Keywords:
book review

The Mystery of the Unfortunate Teddy Bear (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
  2. 1. The Joker Walks the Last Mile
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smiles
  4. 3. The Commandos Are Coming
    Boy Commandos
  5. 4. The Adventure of the Wild Men
    The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. Murder in the Monument
    Spy
  7. 6. Questionable Character
  8. 7. The Mystery of His Master's Voice
    Air Wave
  9. 8. The Boy's Book of Magnetism by Raymond F. Yeates
    Good Books Worth Reading
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Unfortunate Teddy Bear
    Slam Bradley
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