(April 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Alfred Pennyworth.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Danger Strikes Three (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Gentleman Jim Jowell [villain]; Herman [villain]; Tapper [villain].
Synopsis:
When Alfred hears a radio report that Robin has been captured by a gang of thieves, he decides to use his detective prowess to track the Boy Wonder down and rescue him....even though Bruce Wayne has warned him never to go out on a case alone.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Some info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-12-09.

The Cave's Secret (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Mr. Smith Gets the Bird (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 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; Mr. Smith (villain).
Synopsis:
Air Wave and Mr. Smith take their parrots to the same vet.

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

In Paper There Is Power (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Johnny Smith.

School for Scoops (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Puffy Wayne (villain); Johnny Briggs; Bill Kidder.

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

General Lee Comes to Town (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; General Robert E. Lee.

Such a Nice Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Carter (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Mighty Mites] (Table of Contents)

Three-Ring Binks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Three-Ring Binks

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-12-09.

Log of a Lifeboat (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Alfy; Jan].
Synopsis:
The boys help a merchant ship against a Nazi submarine.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. Danger Strikes Three
    Batman
  3. 2. The Cave's Secret
    The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  4. 3. Mr. Smith Gets the Bird
    Air Wave
  5. 4. In Paper There Is Power
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. School for Scoops
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. General Lee Comes to Town
    Slam Bradley
  8. 7. Such a Nice Man
  9. 8. [The Mighty Mites]
    Three-Ring Binks
  10. 9. Log of a Lifeboat
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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