(January 1944)

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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley.

Accidentally on Purpose (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Henry Corliss; John Kling; Dr. Goodwin (villain); Biff [villain].
Synopsis:
Endeavoring to lose some weight, Alfred goes on an exercise program at an out of the way place in the country. While he is gone, the Caped Crusaders face an evil doctor, who uses a certain potion that allows him to control the actions of people, and in the end, are saved by a mysterious "thin man" who knows their secret identities.
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Indexer Notes

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

Vanishing Needles (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson?
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.

Eighth Column (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Tinkler; Blivins.

The Message of the Moccasins (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan

Paid in Full (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Emory Blake (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry?
Inks:
Raymond Perry?
Colors:
Raymond Perry?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Case of the Runaway Plane (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; Buddy Jordan; Jimmy Blake; Spike [villain]; McClain [villain]; Slug [villain].

none (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Triumph of Cholly the Chimp (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:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; jan; Alfy]; Cholly the Chimp; Herr Von Pigh [villain]; Stoohl [villain].
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. Accidentally on Purpose
    Batman
  3. 2. Vanishing Needles
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Eighth Column
    The Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. The Message of the Moccasins
    Spy
  6. 5. Paid in Full
  7. 6. The Case of the Runaway Plane
    Air Wave
  8. 7. none
    Laffs
  9. 8. The Triumph of Cholly the Chimp
    The Boy Commandos
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