(April 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
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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The King of the Hobos (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon (verified by Sprang)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; Boxcar Bill in the story]; Robin [Dick Grayson; Slugger Junior in the story]; Alfred Beagle; Fred Frisco; Casper Thurbridge; Silvers Silke[villain]; Soapy Waters [villain].
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin go undercover to locate crooks responsible for robbing the home of Casper Thurbridge, and trail them to Paradise Jungle [a home for hobos].....and discover Thurbridge there!
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-19-09.

Audacious Alibi (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?

[Millimetre-Gun Murphy] (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 4-19-09.

Sound Effects by Air Wave (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]

A Slide for Life (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alton Black (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Found on the 2nd page on the inside back cover.

none (Table of Contents)

Scuffy the Tramp / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scuffy

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win is a pen name. Jack Burnley met him several times but couldn't remember his true name.

The Trial of Field Marshal von Augen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Andre; Alfy; Jan; Brooklyn]; Field Marshall von Augen [villain].
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The King of the Hobos
    Batman
  3. 2. Audacious Alibi
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. [Millimetre-Gun Murphy]
    Three-Ring Binks
  5. 4. Sound Effects by Air Wave
    Air Wave
  6. 5. A Slide for Life
  7. 6. none
    Scuffy the Tramp
  8. 7. The Trial of Field Marshal von Augen
    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