(June 1940)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1940-05-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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 found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 457915.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clayface [Basil Karlo]
Reprints:
Keywords:
flag poles; hatchets

[The Murders of Clayface] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Julie Madison; Kenneth Todd [as "The Terror"] (movie star); Mr. Bentley (movie director); Ned Norton (former movie actor); Lorna Dane (movie star, death); Fred Walker (Lorna's old sweetheart, death); Clayface [Basil Karlo] (villain, introduction); Roxy Brenner (villain)
Synopsis:
Learning that Julie has become a movie actress, Bruce and Dick head over to the studio to meet with her. However, a series of events leads Bruce to believe something bad is going to happen, which it does, and the Batman must lend a hand to stop a killer known as Clayface.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argus Motion Picture Company

[The Forgarian Ball] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils:
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan; Burdini

An American Reporter in London (Table of Contents)

Red Logan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Ernst
Inks:
Ken Ernst
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan

[The Mysterious Rays] (Table of Contents)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis] (in hat and cape); Wing; Mac

The Jewel Robbers (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox ?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders

Theft at the Fair (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Detective #41.

[The Prodigy] (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Lynch (signed)
Inks:
Don Lynch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Malone; Fuhlra

[The New Plane] (Table of Contents)

Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chad Grothkopf
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby; Bridgeman; Les Sharron

[The Murder of Slugger Carmen] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Howard Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Luigi Barrati; Carlo Pimento
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. [The Murders of Clayface]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [The Forgarian Ball]
    Spy
  4. 3. An American Reporter in London
    Red Logan
  5. 4. [The Mysterious Rays]
    The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. The Jewel Robbers
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  7. 6. Theft at the Fair
  8. 7. [The Prodigy]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  9. 8. [The New Plane]
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. [The Murder of Slugger Carmen]
    Slam Bradley
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