(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[The Blaze] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Blaze [Baron von Peltz] (villain, introduction); Big Joe (villain); Ed Rafferty (villain); Red Babbitt (villain, tri-state bank robber)
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!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; belt radio; Evening Blade; Gotham City; The Star

Indexer Notes

Layout artist identified by Craig Delich, This story was prepared in 1941 and then stockpiled in case Bob Kane was drafted.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

In this story, Batman receives his famed diamond-studded batman badge from Commissioner Gordon.

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 by Craig Delich.

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 / comic story / 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

The 2nd page found on the 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 Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Jan Haasan]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. [The Blaze]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • 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