(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 (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

The Man Who Led a Double Life! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face [Harvey Kent]
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
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The book "The Mail Wagon Mystery" by May Justus is reviewed.

The Man Who Led a Double Life! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / 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 (Harvey's fiancee); Henry Logan (matchstick object collector); Henry Logan's double; Gotham City's Mayor; a mask maker; mask maker's son; Two-Face [Harvey Kent] (villain); Al (villain); "Getaway" George (villain); Two-Face's criminal combine (villains)
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:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Daily Globe

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics #66.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / 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:
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 [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan]; Osuki (villain)
Synopsis:
The boys end up shipwrecked in the Pacific with a Japanese pilot, but without Rip Carter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scoopy / comic story / 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.

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / comic story / 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:
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); Ebenezer Rood (Morning Star editor, death); Burt Benson (newspaper editor); Jimmy Pardee (newspaper crime reporter); Mrs. Pardee (Jimmy's mother); Porky; Wilbur
Keywords:
The Morning Star

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 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; Robin
  2. 1. The Mail Wagon Mystery by May Justus
    Good Books Worth Reading
  3. 2. The Man Who Led a Double Life!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Willy
  5. 4. The Treachery of Osuki
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Scoopy
  7. 6. Dead Men Do Tell Tales
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    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. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  13. 12. The Case of the Cultured Crooks
    Slam Bradley
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