(August 1941)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-06-27
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

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; George Roussos
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

An homage to the cover of Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #33.

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

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hook Morgan and His Harbor Pirates (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
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Mr. Sale (store owner); Hook Morgan (villain); Mr. Conroy (villain, merchadise store owner)
Synopsis
When Linda is told that harbor pirates have absconded with special cloth she had ordered, and Bruce notices that cloth is in the window of a store, the Batman takes over to to get to the bottom of the mystery, nearly losing his life in the process.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; boot wireless; Conroy Merchandise Company; utility belt

Indexer Notes

The Batplane serves also as a speedboat in this story.

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

It's a Fact / 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
We need more cards!
Genre
non-fiction

The Winning Team! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Protecting the Panama Canal] (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
Keywords
Panama Canal

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

Good Movies and Books / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children

[Robbery at the Bursar's Office] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing

Indexer Notes

Costume change. 1st issue the Crimson Avenger doesn't have a cape.

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Oddities / cartoon / 1 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
The flag that inspired the writing...
Genre
non-fiction

"In the Name of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress!" (Table of Contents: 9)

Famous American Words / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray [as FRay] (signed)
Inks
Fred Ray [as FRay] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

A Peach of a Pair! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly; Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Case of the Bitter Almonds (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Cliff Young
Inks
Cliff Young
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Larry Steele

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

In the News / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Idaho Falls, Idaho - A canary refuses to sing...
Genre
non-fiction

The Spectre (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Spectre; More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Murder in the Skies (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

[Who Killed Major Morley?] (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Kay Nevers

Without Fear (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Sidney Drew (credited)
Pencils
Stan Kaye [as SK] (signed)
Inks
Stan Kaye [as SK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Who Killed Holt?] (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

[Death Under the Big Top!] (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

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bike Tires Built Like Planes (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

United States Rubber Company / 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]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  3. 2. Hook Morgan and His Harbor Pirates
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["We need more cards!"]
    It's a Fact
  5. 4. The Winning Team!
    Batman
  6. 5. [Protecting the Panama Canal]
    Spy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Good Movies and Books
  8. 7. [Robbery at the Bursar's Office]
    The Crimson Avenger
  9. 8. ["The flag that inspired the writing..."]
    Oddities
  10. 9. "In the Name of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress!"
    Famous American Words
  11. 10. A Peach of a Pair!
    All-Flash Quarterly; Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. The Case of the Bitter Almonds
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  13. 12. ["Idaho Falls, Idaho - A canary refuses to sing..."]
    In the News
  14. 13. The Spectre
    The Spectre; More Fun Comics
  15. 14. Murder in the Skies
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  16. 15. [Who Killed Major Morley?]
    Cliff Crosby
  17. 16. Without Fear
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  19. 18. ["Listen to the thrilling adventures..."]
    The Adventures of Superman
  20. 19. [Who Killed Holt?]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  21. 20. [Death Under the Big Top!]
    Slam Bradley
  22. 21. At the Top of the Field!
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  24. 23. Bike Tires Built Like Planes
    United States Rubber Company
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