(October 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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed as Guardineer)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed as Guardineer)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

[Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Julie Madison; the Monk (villain; Death); Dala (villain; Intro; Death)
Synopsis:
Reaching Hungary with Julie, the Batman runs into another vampire, who wants to make a deal with him: if she shows him the Monk's hideout, will he kill him?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Batman shoots and kills all the vampires in the Monk's hideout. Note, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-10-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Odds 'n Ends / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bill de Correvont

none (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; Retjen.

The Last Act (Table of Contents)

Buck Marshall, Range Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed as H. Fleming)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed as H. Fleming)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Marshall

none (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

[Doris Dumont] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Steele; Doris Dumont.

Vanishing Gems (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

The Skull-Face Cult (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 Governor Assasinated] (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2-10-09.

[Rosemary Blaine] (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; Rosemary Blaine.

[The Wrong Guy] (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; Cyrus Painter; The Man-Beast [villain].
Synopsis:
Slam breaks up a hold-up by socking the wrong guy.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2]
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    Odds 'n Ends
  4. 3. none
    Spy
  5. 4. The Last Act
    Buck Marshall, Range Detective
  6. 5. none
    Crime Never Pays
  7. 6. [Doris Dumont]
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  8. 7. Vanishing Gems
  9. 8. The Skull-Face Cult
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  10. 9. [The Governor Assasinated]
    Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise
  11. 10. [Rosemary Blaine]
    Bruce Nelson
  12. 11. [The Wrong Guy]
    Slam Bradley
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Matthew Peets
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