(February 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 (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor); Bernie Breslauer (actual editor)
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

License for Larceny (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Raymond Buck Jr. (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The book, "Young Mac of Fort Vancouver" by Mary Jane Carr is reviewed.
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

Raymond Buck wins $5.00 for his review.

License for Larceny (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; J. Spencer Larson [Larry the Judge](villain); Second Story Sam [villain]; Iron Jaw [villain]; Gas-Pipe Grogan [villain]; Bigfoot [villain].
Synopsis:
A dignified financier is in reality the notorious underworld czar, Larry the Judge, and Batman & Robin must somehow halt his plan to issue licences for only high class larcenies before a crook cashes in on the licence to kill the Caped Crusaders!
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-3-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Gags / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Petals of Peril (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; Jan; Alfy]; Cheeder.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-3-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Shorty / 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:
Shorty

The Adventure of the Wrong Numbers (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.

none (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / 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:
Clancy

The Target Murder (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Baptism of Fire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex Denton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Larry Jordan vs. Air Wave (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]; Static; John Fields.

none (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Mystery of the Missing Monkey (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. License for Larceny
    Batman
  2. 1. Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr
    Good Books Worth Reading
  3. 2. License for Larceny
    Batman
  4. 3. none
    Gags
  5. 4. Petals of Peril
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. none
    Shorty
  7. 6. The Adventure of the Wrong Numbers
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. none
    Clancy the Cop
  9. 8. The Target Murder
    Spy
  10. 9. Baptism of Fire
  11. 10. Larry Jordan vs. Air Wave
    Air Wave
  12. 11. none
    Laffs
  13. 12. The Mystery of the Missing Monkey
    Slam Bradley
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