(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

The Case of the Famous Foes! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; sanitarium inmate [as Abraham Lincoln]; sanitarium inmate [as George Washington]; sanitarium inmate [as Benjamin Franklin]; sanitarium inmate [as Napoleon Bonaparte]; Wiley Derek [also as Lafayette] (villain)
Synopsis:
A crook on the lam assumes 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.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Capitol; Daily Gazette; Gotham City; National Art Gallery; Washinton D.C.

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang.

Most likely Gene McDonald's last Batman work, since he inked thru 1946 (Craig Delich).

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:
Lee Harris (signed)
Inks:
Lee Harris (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Gentlemen's Agreement (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 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 Haasan; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Case of the Famous Foes!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Danger - Crooks At Work!
    Slam Bradley
  4. 3. The Talking Dog!
    Air Wave
  5. 4. Gentlemen's Agreement
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Runaway Robot
    The Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
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