(October 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 Man Who Led a Double Life (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Two-Face (villain)
Reprints:

The Mail Wagon Mystery by May Justus (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The book "The Mail Wagon Mystery" by May Justus is reviewed.
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 3-26-09.

The Man Who Led a Double Life (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Gilda; Henry Logan; Two-Face [Harvey Kent] (villain)
Synopsis:
Two-Face gets away from Batman and resumes his criminal career, but, in the end, is double-crossed by one of his own men!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics #66. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-26-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / 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:
Silly Willy

The Treachery of Osuki (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Alfy; Jan]; Osuki (villain)
Synopsis:
The boys end up shipwrecked in the Pacific with a Japanese pilot, but without Rip Carter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-26-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Scoopy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scoopy

Dead Men Do Tell Tales (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; Tommy; Uncle; Trigger (villain); Shorty (villain).
Synopsis:
Two crooks sell an old man and a young boy a treasure map and then decide they want it back.

none (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silly Willy

Adventure of the Peglegged Wildcat (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Escape from Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Nils Hall (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Case of the Talking Gun (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]; Jimmy Pardee; Porky; Wilbur; Static.

none (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

The Case of the Cultured Crooks (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. The Man Who Led a Double Life
    Batman
  2. 1. The Mail Wagon Mystery by May Justus
    Good Books Worth Reading
  3. 2. The Man Who Led a Double Life
    Batman
  4. 3. none
    Silly Willy
  5. 4. The Treachery of Osuki
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. none
    Scoopy
  7. 6. Dead Men Do Tell Tales
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. none
    Silly Willy
  9. 8. Adventure of the Peglegged Wildcat
    Spy
  10. 9. Escape from Death
  11. 10. The Case of the Talking Gun
    Air Wave
  12. 11. none
    Chief Hot Foot
  13. 12. The Case of the Cultured Crooks
    Slam Bradley
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