(August 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

Acrostic of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; The Joker.
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Acrostic of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer (signed as Bob Kane)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain).
Synopsis:
Not being in the headlines for weeks rankles the Joker, so the Crime Clown decides to challenge the Dynamic Duo to a "Crime Acrostic" Contest!
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-25-09.

The Night Owl's Musicale (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Something in the Air (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.

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit revised from Howard Sherman to John Daly on May 25, 2009 by Craig Delich.

none (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

none (Table of Contents)

Jasper / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jasper

The Lethal Light (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

none (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle.

Indexer Notes

Lit-Win was a pen name for an unknown artist that Jack Burnley saw in the DC offices often, but he couldn't remember his true name.

Journey into Nowhere (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; Andre; Jan; Alfy; Brooklyn].

none (Table of Contents)

? / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Acrostic of Crime
    Batman
  2. 1. Acrostic of Crime
    Batman
  3. 2. The Night Owl's Musicale
    Air Wave
  4. 3. Something in the Air
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. none
    Shorty
  6. 5. none
    Jasper
  7. 6. The Lethal Light
  8. 7. none
    Daffy & Doodle
  9. 8. Journey into Nowhere
    The Boy Commandos
  10. 9. none
    ?
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