(May 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; The Penguin.
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The Temporary Murders (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]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle; Rogers; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain).
Synopsis:
The Penguin, operating out of a hideout he considers fool proof, Police proof and Batman proof, concocts a scheme in which he freezes a person, then sends the box with the body to relatives for the payment of a certain sum of money to safely have them restored to life.
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Indexer Notes

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

Veteran in Villainy (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.

[Swangaelic the Hypnotist] (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; Swangaelic [villain].

The Refugees (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Carter (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

none (Table of Contents)

The Boners / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win was a pen-name. Jack Burnley met him several times at the DC offices, but couldn't remember his true name.

The Locusts of Lohan (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; Jan; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre].

Caution ... Handle without Care (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]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The Temporary Murders
    Batman
  3. 2. Veteran in Villainy
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. [Swangaelic the Hypnotist]
    Three-Ring Binks
  5. 4. The Refugees
  6. 5. none
    The Boners
  7. 6. The Locusts of Lohan
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. Caution ... Handle without Care
    Air Wave
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