(August 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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.

Crime Between the Acts! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Captain Ben (villain); Ben's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders see a connection between the arrival of a showboat and its performers, and a series of crimes that occur in that town while the ship is docked.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; The Mississippi Mermaid

Indexer Notes

Layout penciler identified by Craig Delich.

Letterer verified by Dick Sprang.

Story prepared earlier (circa 1941) and held in inventory in case Bob Kane was drafted.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rollin Stone / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray McGill

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

Commando Performance (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan]; Ichimoto (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Three-Ring Binks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Three-Ring Binks; Stencilled Joe from Alamo

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Molly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Houlihan

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Molly

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

The Warpath (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Devon Taylor (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Battle of the Fans (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos (signed)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Mike the Mule (villain); Air Wave Fan Club

The Double Steal (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Benny the News; Hooke

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gus Gaggs / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Letters:
Ray McGill

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gus Gaggs

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

The Mysterious Blonde (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

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Crime Between the Acts!
    Batman With Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Rollin Stone
  4. 3. Commando Performance
    The Boy Commandos
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Three-Ring Binks
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Molly
  7. 6. The Warpath
  8. 7. Battle of the Fans
    Air Wave
  9. 8. The Double Steal
    Slam Bradley
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Gus Gaggs
  11. 10. The Mysterious Blonde
    The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
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