(August 1943)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (uncredited); Bernie Breslauer (uncredited)
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

The Bond Wagon (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley; Jerry Robinson (Batman and Robin heads)
Inks:
Jack Burnley; George Roussos (background inks)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; George Washington; Nathan Hale; Patrick Henry
Reprints:

Indian Paint- The Story of an Indian Pony by Glen Balch (Table of Contents)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; children
Keywords:
book review

Indexer Notes

The book, "Indian Paint: The Story of an Indian Pony" by Glen Balch is reviewed.

The Bond Wagon (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Greene
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Matt Wilkins [as Captain John Paul Jones] (ex-sea Captain); Passin' Pete Arnold [as Nathan Hale] (former football player); ? [as General George Washington]; ? [as Ethan Allen]; Baron von Luger (villain); Karpf (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain, image); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman hires some men down on their luck to dress as famous Americans from Revolutionary War days to man a Bond Wagon in order to sell more bonds top the people. However, the Nazis plan to sabotage this effort!
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas capsule; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; U-158; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Splash page pretty much replicates the cover.

The Meanest Mugs in the World (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

The Prevue Murders (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charles Paris

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Jo-Jo Jordan; Mad Dog Larsen (villain)

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

Outlaw Serenade (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex Duane (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Menace of the Mouse-Traps (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
George Roussos (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos (signed)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Freedom Station (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard]; Adolf Hitler (villain)
Synopsis:
The Commandos try to set up an underground radio station in Germany.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Battles Monster Man (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo; Monster Man (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Bond Wagon
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Indian Paint- The Story of an Indian Pony by Glen Balch
    Good Books Worth Reading
  3. 2. The Bond Wagon
    Batman
  4. 3. The Meanest Mugs in the World
    Slam Bradley
  5. 4. The Prevue Murders
    The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Outlaw Serenade
  8. 7. Menace of the Mouse-Traps
    Air Wave
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  10. 9. Freedom Station
    The Boy Commandos
  11. 10. Battles Monster Man
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
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