(January 1945)

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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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[The Blaze] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang (Verified by Sprang)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Blaze (Baron von Peltz, villain, I); Ed Rafferty [villain]; Red Babbitt [villain].
Synopsis:
After Batman helps the Police round up a group of notorious crime czars, a new criminal rescues them and organizes them into a new underworld organization which is designed to efficiently loot all of America!
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). In this story, Batman receives his famed diamond-studded batman badge fro Commissioner Gordon. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-18-09.

Hercules Hotcha (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 4-18-09.

Marvelous Marbles (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.

[Answering Machine] (Table of Contents)

Handy Andy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Handy Andy

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 4-18-09.

Public Enemy No. 1 (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jesse Merlan (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Found on the 2nd page on inside back cover.

The Phoney Phantoms (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]

The Ghosts of Kelvin's Keep (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby?
Inks:
George Klein?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Alfy; Andre; Brooklyn; Jan].
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. [The Blaze]
    Batman
  3. 2. Hercules Hotcha
    Three-Ring Binks
  4. 3. Marvelous Marbles
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. [Answering Machine]
    Handy Andy
  6. 5. Public Enemy No. 1
  7. 6. The Phoney Phantoms
    Air Wave
  8. 7. The Ghosts of Kelvin's Keep
    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