(January 1947)

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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
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The Case of the Famous Foes (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)(verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Gene McDonald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Wiley Derek [villain].
Synopsis:
A crook on the lam takes on the role of a guard at an asylum and gets the idea of using the men inside [who think of themselves as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and others] as dupes to carry out his nefarious crimes.
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Indexer Notes

Most likely Gene McDonald's last Batman work, since he inked thru 1946 (Delich). Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-25-09.

Danger - Crooks At Work! (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.

The Talking Dog (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 8 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]

Gentlemen's Agreement (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome (signed as John Osgood)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

none (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

The Runaway Robot (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; Jan; Andre; Alfy; Brooklyn].
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. The Case of the Famous Foes
    Batman
  3. 2. Danger - Crooks At Work!
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. The Talking Dog
    Air Wave
  5. 4. Gentlemen's Agreement
  6. 5. none
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Runaway Robot
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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