(September 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:
Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
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

The Case of the Practical Joker (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

The Case of the Practical Joker (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as a prison guard]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
While in prison, the Joker becomes the butt of practical jokes played against him, so he threatens to escape and steal an entire city in retaliation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Daily

Indexer Notes

Letterer verified by Dick Sprang.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

The Chicken and the Yegg (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Loot for Laughter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry

Money in the Bank (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Carter (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Retreat to Paradise (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of the Practical Joker
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Case of the Practical Joker
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. The Chicken and the Yegg
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. Loot for Laughter
    Air Wave
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Money in the Bank
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Three-Ring Binks
  9. 8. Retreat to Paradise
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Bob Hughes
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  • Jeremy Heier
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