(July 1939)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Death
Reprints:
Keywords:
knives; mad scientists; retorts; skeletons; test tubes; turbans

The Batman Meets Doctor Death (Table of Contents)

The Bat-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; John P. van Smith; Doctor Death (villain, introduction); Jabah (villain, Death's assistant, introduction, death); Dr. Death's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Dr. Death plans to use his new invention of a poisonous pollen extract on any wealthy person who refuses to pay him tribute.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas capsules; suction gloves and knee pads; Utility belt

Indexer Notes

Story line continues in the next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crime Never Pays / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vincent Sullivan ?
Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan ?
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Stamp Detective (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Murder of Ace Mullins] (Table of Contents)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele; Ace Mullins (death); Jake (villain)

Indexer Notes

Story printed in red and black only.

[Colonel Walsh and the Coastal Defense Plans] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan; Jack Steele; Rita Mason

[The McNeal Kidnappers] (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Joe (villain); Lou (villain); Hymie (villain)

Indexer Notes

Next appearance is in Detective #37.

A Game for Two (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox [as Paul Dean] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Perfect Crime (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders

[The Hooded Figure] (Table of Contents)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Bruce Nelson; Maria Tonelli; Anthony; Ed Lane; Don Hernandez Covina

[The Avenger] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sven Elven ?
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cosmo; The Avenger (villain); Inspector Grey; Dean Hollyday

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and red only.

[Warning! Keep Out of Hawaii] (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Betty Clark; Hiaroto (villain); Chang (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Batman
  2. 1. The Batman Meets Doctor Death
    The Bat-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Crime Never Pays
  4. 3. The Stamp Detective
  5. 4. [The Murder of Ace Mullins]
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  6. 5. [Colonel Walsh and the Coastal Defense Plans]
    Spy
  7. 6. [The McNeal Kidnappers]
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. A Game for Two
  9. 8. The Perfect Crime
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  10. 9. [The Hooded Figure]
    Bruce Nelson
  11. 10. [The Avenger]
    Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise
  12. 11. [Warning! Keep Out of Hawaii]
    Slam Bradley
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