(April 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

Tweedledum and Tweedledee (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Tweedledum [villain]; Tweedledee [villain].
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit confirmed by George Roussos.

Junior Air Raid Wardens by Jack Bechdolt (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
Synopsis:
The book, "Junior Air Raid Wardens" by Jack Bechdolt is reviewed.
Keywords:
book review

Tweedledum and Tweedledee (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos; Charles Paris (page 7 only)
Colors:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tweedledum (Deever Tweed, villain, I); Tweedledee (Dumfree Tweed, villain, I); Slug [villain].
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin are faced with the dual problem of two rather rotund adversaries who set traps for their victims and wait for them to walk into them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-4-09.

The Trial of Captain Carter (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; Jan; Alfy; Andre]; The Major.
Synopsis:
A British major screws up a mission by firing a signal flare where the Germans can see it, but Captain Carter covers for him.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Stamps: Mozambique (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Case of the Kid Reporters (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; Dan Halloway; Skinny Harmon; Freckles Maguire.
Synopsis:
A newspaper put out by some kids seems to have the inside scoop on saboteurs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 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

The Treachery at the Waterfront (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Man About Town (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cleve Jerome (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Man Who Avoided Metal (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson?
Pencils:
Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static; Hugenberg [villain].
Synopsis:
A Nazi spy is foiled by a box of Crackerjack.

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

The Adventure of the Wooden Indians (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tweedledum and Tweedledee
    Batman
  2. 1. Junior Air Raid Wardens by Jack Bechdolt
    Good Books Worth Reading
  3. 2. Tweedledum and Tweedledee
    Batman
  4. 3. The Trial of Captain Carter
    The Boy Commandos
  5. 4. none
    Gags
  6. 5. Stamps: Mozambique
  7. 6. The Case of the Kid Reporters
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. The Treachery at the Waterfront
    Spy
  10. 9. Man About Town
  11. 10. Man Who Avoided Metal
    Air Wave
  12. 11. The Adventure of the Wooden Indians
    Slam Bradley
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