(May 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mrs. Van Voort (cameo); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] [also as Mr. Feather] [also as P. N. Quinn] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Bruce and Dick disguise themselves as umbrella repairmen in order to get the Penguin to surface, but when he does, he has a surprise in store for the Caped Duo. He then buys an umbrella shop and does his own repairs, placing radio devices into umbrellas in order to direct his men on jobs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit verified by Dick Sprang.

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 [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Johnny Smith

Professor Long Sells Air Wave Short (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; Professor Long

[Blazin' Brody the Fire Eater] (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; Blazing Brody

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Smugglers' Song (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

Tuition Free (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

Happy Goes Lucky (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Watkins (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Happy

King Brooklyn the Foist (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Tex; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan]; King Mantobi (villain)
Synopsis:
Brooklyn becomes king of a South Seas island.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. In Paper There Is Power
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Professor Long Sells Air Wave Short
    Air Wave
  5. 4. [Blazin' Brody the Fire Eater]
    Three-Ring Binks
  6. 5. Smugglers' Song
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. Tuition Free
    Slam Bradley
  8. 7. Happy Goes Lucky
  9. 8. King Brooklyn the Foist
    The Boy Commandos
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