(April 1946)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
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Batman and Robin in Scotland Yard! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Chief Inspector Carver; Inspector Gow (C.I.D. operative); Professor Moriarty (villain, introduction); Bertie (villain); Lodi (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin travel to Scotland Yard to put on a demonstration of their crime fighting techniques, and end up helping catch the namesake of Professor Moriarty.
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Keywords:
Bat-Signal; H.M.S. Batboat; London; London Daily Express; London Star; Scotland Yard; Scotland Yard Museum

Indexer Notes

Mortimer signed his name on storefront on page 7 (panels 1 and 2) and on a truck in panel 2 of page 9.

Modified synopsis by Craig Delich.

[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 a pen name for a, as yet, unknown artist at DC Comics that Jack Burnley met many times at the DC offices, but never could remember the true name of.

Crime Gets the Gong (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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win was a pen name for this, as yet, unknown artist as DC Comics, whom Jack Burnley saw often in the DC offices, but couldn't remember his true name.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win was the pen name for an, as yet, unknown artist at DC Comics whom Jack Burnley saw often in the DC offices, but couldn't remember his true name.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fellers / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
Phil Berube

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Fellers

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

Golden Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Blair Bolton (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

The Crook Who Couldn't Be Jailed (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit by Jerry Bails (November 2005), previously given to Howard Sherman.

A Flatbush Frolic (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Steve Brodie
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan (last appearance)]; Mickey Tanner; Maggie Tanner; Big Nose (villain)
Synopsis:
Jan stays behind in Holland as the boys return to America with Rip. Alfy is supposed to stay in England but stows away. Brooklyn gets involved in trying to keep Mickey Tanner from hanging with a street gang. Rip Carter forms a Flying Commando unit under Interpol.

Indexer Notes

Swan confirmed that Brodie was his inker on Boy Commandos to Craig Delich, although he hadn't reviewed each strip.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Batman and Robin in Scotland Yard!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  4. 3. Crime Gets the Gong
    Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Fellers
  8. 7. Golden Murder
  9. 8. The Crook Who Couldn't Be Jailed
    Slam Bradley
  10. 9. A Flatbush Frolic
    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