(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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

Crime Between the Acts (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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]; Captain Ben (villain)
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:

Indexer Notes

Letterer verified by Dick Sprang. Prepared earlier and held in inventory in case Bob Kane was drafted. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

[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; Andre; Alfy; Jan]; 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 added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

[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
  2. 1. Crime Between the Acts
    Batman
  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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