(May 1941)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-03-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; knives; lanterns

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lancaster County Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Mystery Carnival (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Colonel Dawes (amusement park owner); un-named wax museum caretaker; Charlie [as Colonel Dawes] (villain); "Mouse" Docker (villain); Joey (villain); Mindy (villain)
Synopsis
Bruce and Dick visit an amusement park owned and operated by a friend of theirs, but when the Colonel brushes off his old friends, Batman and Robin smell a rat and discover that some crooks have taken over the amusement park.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist Kane failed to put the bat on Batman's chest in many panels.

Private! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[This Is Sabotage] (Table of Contents: 5)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Ed Moore (signed)
Inks
Ed Moore (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan; Stevens; Morrow; Barnas
Synopsis
The Tonville Dam has been sabotaged.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
U. S. coins cannot be changed...
Genre
non-fiction

Win This Car! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Junior Auto Club / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Kidnaping of Wilfred Van Dorn] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 5 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]; Wilfred Van Dorn; Miss Tilson

Indexer Notes

The Avenger appears in costume with cape in this story.

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Detective Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Adventure of the Sweet Scent (Table of Contents: 11)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Larry Steele; Larry Trent; Treena Blair; James Parillo; Dominick Chalese; Jake Blair

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

True-isms / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spud, the nickname for potatoes...
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Phelps Twins] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Speed Saunders; William Phelps; Joe Phelps

Racing with Death! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Inks
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Chad Grothkopf

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cliff Crosby; Buddy Hart; Kay

Killer's Mistake (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
John Woodley (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Tam Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain (Table of Contents: 17)

Book Review / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Scene of the Crime (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clem Gordon (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[Opening Night at the Broadview] (Table of Contents: 19)

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; Anita Crowe; Marta Cenini; Jack Armor

[Broadway Opening Night] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Lester Pry; Dean Dare; The Great Targetto (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Loads of Energy (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
  3. 2. The Case of the Mystery Carnival
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Private!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["For thrills and adventure..."]
    All-Star Comics
  6. 5. [This Is Sabotage]
    Spy
  7. 6. ["U. S. coins cannot be changed..."]
    Facts
  8. 7. Win This Car!
    Junior Auto Club
  9. 8. [The Kidnaping of Wilfred Van Dorn]
    The Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Detective Stamp Page
  12. 11. The Adventure of the Sweet Scent
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  13. 12. ["Spud, the nickname for potatoes..."]
    True-isms
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
  15. 14. [The Phelps Twins]
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  16. 15. Racing with Death!
    Cliff Crosby
  17. 16. Killer's Mistake
  18. 17. Tam Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain
    Book Review
  19. 18. Scene of the Crime
  20. 19. [Opening Night at the Broadview]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  21. 20. [Broadway Opening Night]
    Slam Bradley
  22. 21. ["Stop..."]
    Batman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  24. 23. Loads of Energy
    Baby Ruth
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