(December 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

Man Who Could Read Minds (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Man Who Could Read Minds! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Carlo (villain, death)
Synopsis:
An accident turns a sideshow swami into a real mind-reader, a man who can guess every opponent's plan, anticipate his every move and strike as fast as they can think! And when he guesses the true identities of the Dynamic Duo, this may well be their last case!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Theatre

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis by Craig Delich.

X Marked the Spot at the Tee (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

The Mystery of the Musical Muggs (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charles Paris

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Mickey the Mugg (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

The Man Who Looted Lives (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Winter
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan

The Clever Touch (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
James Benton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / 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:
Shorty

Who Rubbed Out the Editor? (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:
?
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Lee Travis]; Static (his parrot); Editor Murray Boltinoff; Lee Harris (splash only); Duke (Murray's Secretary); Elsom; Blake; Angelo
Synopsis:
Murray of Kolossal Komics is questioned about notes at the scenes of three murders which point to his characters, Keen Arrow, Showerman and Sunburned Kid. And then he is murdered.

Rolf, an Elkhound of Norway (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
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

The book, "Rolf, An Elkhound of Norway" is reviewed.

Fury Rides a Taxicab (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Alfy Teidgett]; Hack Hogan
Synopsis:
A cabdriver from Brooklyn takes on the Nazis single-handed.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Man Who Could Read Minds
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Man Who Could Read Minds!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. X Marked the Spot at the Tee
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Musical Muggs
    The Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. The Man Who Looted Lives
    Spy
  6. 5. The Clever Touch
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  8. 7. Who Rubbed Out the Editor?
    Air Wave
  9. 8. Rolf, an Elkhound of Norway
    Good Books Worth Reading
  10. 9. Fury Rides a Taxicab
    The Boy Commandos
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