(January 1943)

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

A Crime a Day! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Government Hunter by M. M. Atwater (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marvin Goldstein (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

The book, "Government Hunter", by M. M. Atwater, is reviewed.

Marvin Goldstein wins $5.00 for his book review.

A Crime a Day! (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]; Mrs. Smythe; Editor of the Gotham Gazette; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
During a series of lectures, the Batman calls the Joker a fool for leaving clues behind that lead to his capture. The Clown Prince of Crime turns the tables on the Caped Crusader by leaving more clues and making the Batman and Robin look like fools.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Daily Star; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Rappel Art Galleries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / 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; military
Characters:
Pvt. Pete

A Break for Santa (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; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett]; Olaf Hanson
Synopsis:
Rip and the Boys steal an allied plane in order to rescue a sick boy's father from a Nazi prison camp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Data / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Unlucky Reporter (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; Sam Carver

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

Death on the Diamond (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

Murder on the Campus (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Watson (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Voice from Nowhere (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); George Paines (friend of Jordan); Virginia Owen (friend of Jordan); Baldy Biggs (villain)
Keywords:
Daily Blah

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / 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:
Chief Hot Foot

Case of the Missing Grin (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; Risiblo the Clown
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Crime a Day!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Government Hunter by M. M. Atwater
    Good Books Worth Reading
  3. 2. A Crime a Day!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  5. 4. A Break for Santa
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dizzy Data
  7. 6. The Unlucky Reporter
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. Death on the Diamond
    Spy
  9. 8. Murder on the Campus
  10. 9. The Voice from Nowhere
    Air Wave
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  12. 11. Case of the Missing Grin
    Slam Bradley
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