(October 1939)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
[3]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-08-30
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 427468. Volume number is not found in the comic itself.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
The Batman [Bruce Wayne] (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
policemen; Thompson submachine gun

[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, vampire, introduction, 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:
Keywords:
baterang; Batgyro; gas capsule; Hungary; utility belt; vampires; werewolves

Indexer Notes

Batman shoots and kills all the vampires in the Monk's hideout.

Storyline continued from last issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Odds 'n Ends / comic story / 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

[no title indexed] (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 [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Marshall

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crime Never Pays / comic story / 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 [as Paul Dean] (signed)
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. [no title indexed]
    Odds 'n Ends
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Spy
  5. 4. The Last Act
    Buck Marshall, Range Detective
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    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
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