(July 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

Issue Notes

Information on filler and text features unavailable for this issue.


[no title indexed] (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]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang, inker credit by Craig Delich.

Crime on the Half-Shell! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Gene McDonald
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Captain Joe Jibbs (oyster dreger owner); Josephine "Jo" Jibbs (the Captain's daughter); Blackhand (villain, oyster pirate); Mike (villain); Blunt (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin sign on to an oyster collection ship to thwart the attempts of criminals to hijack the cargo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Penciler and inker credits verified by Sprang.

The Radio Robbers! (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Inks:
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); The Beam (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Air Wave must tackle an electrical wizard who can cause cars to run backwards, and locomotives to come to a stop while running at full speed ahead!

Indexer Notes

This is the first published Air Wave story by Harris since his return from active duty in World War 2.

The Educated Pig! (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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

When Commandos Meet (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]

Number Up (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
V. V. Dredaine (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Feature out of order.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Little Corporal / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Corporal

Indexer Notes

Feature out of order.

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gabby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gabby

Indexer Notes

Feature out of order.

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Denny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lit-Win ?
Inks:
Lit-Win ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Denny

Indexer Notes

Feature out of order.

Art credits by Craig Delich. Lit Win was the pen name for an unknown, as yet, artist at DC Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Crime on the Half-Shell!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Radio Robbers!
    Air Wave
  4. 3. The Educated Pig!
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. When Commandos Meet
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. Number Up
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Little Corporal
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gabby
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Denny
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