(August 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

The House That Was Held for Ransom (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

The House That Was Held for Ransom! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; J. Bullion Stickney; Dodder (Stickney's servant); The Joker [as Reginald P. Parker] (villain); Snoozer (villain)
Synopsis:
The Joker turns the tables on logic, holding a home for ransom instead of people. And to top it off, it all is one giant trap for the Batman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; Kiddiwah River

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Smash Your Baggage (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 as John Daly?

Crime's Henchman (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Lowry (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

[no title indexed] (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.

The Floating Evil (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; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Jan Haasan]

Of Mice and Muggs (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. The House That Was Held for Ransom
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The House That Was Held for Ransom!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Smash Your Baggage
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. Crime's Henchman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Three-Ring Binks
  6. 5. The Floating Evil
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. Of Mice and Muggs
    Air Wave
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