(July 1940)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

none (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #1 (June 1990).

[The Masked Menace of the Boys' School] (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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]; Ted Spencer; Principal Blake [D]; Mr. Greer; Mr. Hodge; Mr. Graves (villain).
Synopsis:
The kidnapping of a youngster from a fashionable school for boys and the murder of its superintendent, leads the Batman to use Dick Grayson as a "new student" to get a lead in the case.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #1 (June 1990).

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-18-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Regan; Norman Novaney (villain).

[Bugsie Goran] (Table of Contents)

Red Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [signed as Win]
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [signed as Win]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan; Ivan; Bugsie Goran (villain).

[Wanted For Murder] (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]; Wing; Mac.

The Railroad Mystery (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

Continued from Detective #40.

[The Incan Murder] (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; Atala Desta; Soames.

none (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; Inspector Doyle; Dr. Ellis.

[The Heiress] (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; Lucille Danvers; Mr. Clayton.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Batman
  2. 1. [The Masked Menace of the Boys' School]
    Batman
  3. 2. none
    Spy
  4. 3. [Bugsie Goran]
    Red Logan
  5. 4. [Wanted For Murder]
    The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. The Railroad Mystery
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  7. 6. Theft at the Fair
  8. 7. [The Incan Murder]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  9. 8. none
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. [The Heiress]
    Slam Bradley
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