(June 1941)

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 (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (assistant editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor, 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

[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]; Loo Chung
Reprints:
Keywords:
knives; stereotyping of Chinese

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

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

The Secret of the Jade Box (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Achmed; Mr. Potter (death); Thomas (Potter's butler); Achmed (curio shop owner); Thomas; Loo Chung (villain, unofficial Mayor of the Oriental Quarter); Chung's gang (villains); Ghengis Khan (villain, flashback)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin must solve the mystery of the "Khan" ring, a ring that once belonged to Ghengis Khan, and whose relative now wears it, and has started a protection racket.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Khan Ring

Indexer Notes

Artist Kane forgot to put in the chest bat on Batman in many panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just for You! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Winning Team! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[The Secret Flame] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Energy in the Pinches (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Deanna the Bareback Rider] (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]; Wing; Deanna

Indexer Notes

The Avenger appears in costume with a cape.

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["The menu was reputedly invented..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Cunning Crooks (Table of Contents: 12)

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

["Financial Advice"] (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Asch (signed)
Inks:
Stan Asch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Model Airplane News / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Hidden Treasure (Table of Contents: 16)

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

["Through the dark night Cliff and Kay Nevers race..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Kay Nevers

Proof of a Champion (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Stone (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["A storm lashes a few scattered yachts..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

[Lucky Arthur] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Home Recording Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. The Secret of the Jade Box
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  5. 4. Just for You!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Winning Team!
    Batman
  7. 6. [The Secret Flame]
    Spy
  8. 7. Energy in the Pinches
    Baby Ruth
  9. 8. [Deanna the Bareback Rider]
    The Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  11. 10. ["The menu was reputedly invented..."]
    Facts
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Detective Stamp Page
  13. 12. The Case of the Cunning Crooks
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  14. 13. ["Financial Advice"]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Model Airplane News
  17. 16. The Hidden Treasure
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  18. 17. ["Through the dark night Cliff and Kay Nevers race..."]
    Cliff Crosby
  19. 18. Proof of a Champion
  20. 19. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  22. 21. ["A storm lashes a few scattered yachts..."]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  23. 22. [Lucky Arthur]
    Slam Bradley
  24. 23. At the Top of the Field!
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Home Recording Co.
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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