(October 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

Battle of the Billboards! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Art credits verified by Sprang.

The Battle of the Billboards (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Edward Faraday; Fat Frank (villain); Toby the Inchworm (villain); Mr. Keel (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman turns the tables on some crooks who are using giant billboards to blackmail people.
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Indexer Notes

Revised synopsis by Craig Delich 2009-5-23.

Art credits verified by Sprang.

[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 Buzzard and the Screech (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 confirmed by Jerry Bails (November 2005)> Previously the credits had also been assigned to John Daly ?

The Swag That Stole Itself (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]

Clear Sailing (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scuffy the Tramp / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scuffy the Tramp

Indexer Notes

Lit Win was the pen name of an unknown artist that Jack Burnley remembers meeting in the DC offices, but he couldn't remember the man's true name.

The Crooked Ghost (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Battle of the Billboards!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Battle of the Billboards
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Three-Ring Binks
  4. 3. The Buzzard and the Screech
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. The Swag That Stole Itself
    Air Wave
  6. 5. Clear Sailing
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  8. 7. The Crooked Ghost
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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