(December 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

Quarterback of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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Quarterback of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Blackie Blondeen [villain]; Glassjaw Greegan [villain]; Curly [villain]; Skeets [villain].
Synopsis:
Several mobsters study the art of football, then begin working out "plays" that will help them commit crimes, and it's only with the aid of Alfred, and his past football prowess, that help Batman and Robin round up the crooks.
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Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis and some info added by Craig Delich 4-10-09.

Wild and Woolly (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-10-09.

Not with Mirrors (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Orville Watts.

Peril on Pier 76 (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Rogues along the River (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static; Sherill; Blanco [villain].

Cheater's Payment (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Neill (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry?
Inks:
Raymond Perry?
Colors:
Raymond Perry?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Romance of Rip Carter (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commados [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Andre; Jan]; Rosalind K. (a plane); Sgt. Hooker; Carlo Ravissi; Captain Groggins; Lieutenant Nevil; Augustino; Rigo
Synopsis:
The Boy Commandos fail in their mission to blow up a railway tunnel, but the plane that was carrying them manages to destroy the tunnel without any crew aboard.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. Quarterback of Crime
    Batman
  2. 1. Quarterback of Crime
    Batman
  3. 2. Wild and Woolly
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Not with Mirrors
    The Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. Peril on Pier 76
    Spy
  6. 5. Rogues along the River
    Air Wave
  7. 6. Cheater's Payment
  8. 7. The Romance of Rip Carter
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner