(June 1943)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
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

Slay 'Em With Flowers (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit confirmed from an interview with Jerry Robinson in Alter Ego issue 39 (August 2004) via the GCD errors list by Derek Reinhard on July 26, 2008.

Slay 'Em with Flowers (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Horace L. Gold
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jason Johnson; Ames (Johnson's chauffeur); Percy Fillmore; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
After taking over ownership of a flower shop, the Joker and his men use the pretty posies to perpetrate crimes against the wealthy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Pettle's Flower Shop

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit confirmed from an interview with Jerry Robinson in Alter Ego issue 39 (August 2004) via the GCD errors list by Derek Reinhard on July 26, 2008.

Splash page pretty much replicates the cover.

The Invasion of America (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chaard; Jan Haasan]; The Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo); Sandy [Sandy Hawkins] (cameo); The Newsboy Legion [Big Words; Scrapper; Gabby; Tommy Thompkins] (cameo); The Guardian [Jim Harper] (cameo); Kid Commandos [Sally Noonan; Slats McGuiness]; President Franklin Roosevelt (cameo); Doktor Gruenigg (villain); Heinrich (villain); August (villain)
Synopsis:
The Boys are sent on a good will tour of the US as representatives of "four great nations united for the liberation of the world." But the Nazis think it would be a great propaganda victory to kidnap them right in the middle of their celebration.
Reprints:

The Case of the Lollipop Crimes (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 8 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; Charlie Jones; Jerry the Mule; Carson; The Weazel (villain)
Synopsis:
Gangsters use a candy store to transmit messages to each other.

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

Decks of Doom (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan

The Man Who Talked His Crimes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
George Roussos (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos (signed)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); Brown (prison guard); The Talker (villain); Slugger Watts (villain)

Mountain Invasion (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Wallace (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Bashful Bandits (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. Slay 'Em With Flowers
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Slay 'Em with Flowers
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Invasion of America
    The Boy Commandos
  4. 3. The Case of the Lollipop Crimes
    The Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. Decks of Doom
    Spy
  6. 5. The Man Who Talked His Crimes!
    Air Wave
  7. 6. Mountain Invasion
  8. 7. The Bashful Bandits
    Slam Bradley
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