(July 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

Crime Clinic (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Crime Doctor [Dr. Matthew Thorne]
Reprints:

The Crime Clinic! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Billy (hospital patient); Mr. Brown; Hodges (banker); un-named Professor; The Crime Doctor [Dr. Matthew Thorne] (villain, surgeon, introduction); Albert (villain, Thorne's assistant); Piggy Pinto (villain); Ranson (villain)
Synopsis:
A noted brilliant surgeon, intrigued with the excitement of crime, opens the "Crime Clinic," where criminals who are worried sick over how to commit crimes can go for advice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Crime Clinic; Novelty Rubber

Trail of the Red Herring (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

Struggle is Our Brother by Gregor Felsen (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Josette Frank (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

The book, "Struggle Is Our Brother" by Gregor Felsen, is reviewed.

The Mystery of the Mounted Marauders (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 7.5 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

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

Taps for the Telegrapher (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Glory Enough (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Quill (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Case of the Soundless 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; Dr. Silence (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit conformed in article on Roussos in Alter-Ego #5 (Summer, 2000), which also reprinted the splash page to this story.

The Valley of Destiny (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 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]; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Sarkis; General Von Konk; Grubble; Boering; Baron Shohiro; General Saki; Yuma Hara; The Wise One; Dr. Cairne
Synopsis:
A mystical monk brings representative samples of modern civilization to the lost Valley of Destiny to determine if civilization is worthy to learn its secrets.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Crime Clinic
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Crime Clinic!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Trail of the Red Herring
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Struggle is Our Brother by Gregor Felsen
    Good Books Worth Reading
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Mounted Marauders
    The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. Taps for the Telegrapher
    Spy
  7. 6. Glory Enough
  8. 7. The Case of the Soundless Crimes!
    Air Wave
  9. 8. The Valley of Destiny
    The Boy Commandos
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