(March 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:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
Reprints:

The Secret of the Switch (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Oscar the Weasel [villain]; Benny the Gimp [villain]; Joe the Nutcracker [villain]; Nick Petri [villain]; the Slasher [villain, D].
Synopsis:
The Batman tracks down the unusual safe that holds the loot taken years before by the Slasher's mob. With the Slasher supposedly dead, the villain has left behind a note leading the Caped Crusaders to that safe: a safe having 7 switches, only one of which opens the safe...the rest are connected to a bomb!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-18-09.

Call of Death (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Revised artist credits by Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Previously credited also to John Daly?

none (Table of Contents)

Gags and Groans / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (signed as Lit Win)
Inks:
? (signed as Lit Win)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win is a pen name, whom Jack Burnley met on occasion, but he couldn't remember his true name.

Too Much for Granted (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eddie Bell (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Fido the Gabber] (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.

Doubling in Danger (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]

He Swings through the Air (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

March of Dimes (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
PSA for the March of Dimes.

Indexer Notes

This feature is out of proper sequence.

Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The Secret of the Switch
    Batman
  3. 2. Call of Death
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. none
    Gags and Groans
  5. 4. Too Much for Granted
  6. 5. [Fido the Gabber]
    Three-Ring Binks
  7. 6. Doubling in Danger
    Air Wave
  8. 7. He Swings through the Air
    The Boy Commandos
  9. 8. March of Dimes
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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