(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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; The Joker [villain].
Reprints:

The Case of the Practical Joker (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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]; 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:

Indexer Notes

Letterer verified by Dick Sprang. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 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]

none (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 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

none (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 added by Craig Delich 4-16-09.

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; Brroklyn; Jan; Andre].
Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of the Practical Joker
    Batman
  2. 1. The Case of the Practical Joker
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. The Chicken and the Yegg
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. Loot for Laughter
    Air Wave
  6. 5. none
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Money in the Bank
  8. 7. none
    Three-Ring Binks
  9. 8. Retreat to Paradise
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • 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