(September 1941)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-07-23
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
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
flashlights; railroad handcars

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

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

The Brain Burglar! (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 (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Dr. Mason]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Professor Jon Henry (scientist); Professor Dodge; Dr. Mason (scientsist); Dr. Deker (villain); Deker's gang (villains); un-named Zeppelin Commander (villain, death); Zeppelin crew (villains, all die)
Synopsis
The invention of a machine by a noted professor, that forces one to tell the truth, is snatched by an evil doctor who kidnaps noted scientists and inventors, as well as key individuals in the Defense Department, and uses the machine on them in order to obtain their secrets.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; gas pellet; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Truth (Brain) Machine; utility belt

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

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Between Birmingham and Washington, Bart Regan relaxes...
Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

-And This Is It! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Dr. Karon] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Charles Paris

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis] (no cape); Dr. Karon (villain); Wing

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

How They Blazed the Trail by J. Walker McSpadden (Table of Contents: 6)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

The book "How They Blazed the Trail" by J. Walker McSpadden is examined.

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Another Hit (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Two-Fisted Action! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Starman; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Case of the "Killer Horse" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Murder Without Harmony (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Mom 'n' Pop / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder what Mom's fixing on our new trailer?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Mom; Pop

The Riddle of the Missing Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Syncro Devices, Inc. / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Getaway (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Cooper (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Young [as C.] (signed)
Inks
Cliff Young [as C.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Across two pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Yank and Doodle; Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.22 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.45 page (report information)

[Who Killed Hank Allen?] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

[The Gambling Ship] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Action! Thrills! Adventure! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take a Tip from a Navy Torpedo (Table of Contents: 22) (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. The Brain Burglar!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Between Birmingham and Washington, Bart Regan relaxes..."]
    Spy
  5. 4. -And This Is It!
    Star Spangled Comics
  6. 5. [Dr. Karon]
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. How They Blazed the Trail by J. Walker McSpadden
    Books Worth Reading
  8. 7. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  9. 8. Another Hit
    Batman
  10. 9. Two-Fisted Action!
    Starman; Adventure Comics
  11. 10. The Case of the "Killer Horse"
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  12. 11. Murder Without Harmony
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  13. 12. ["I wonder what Mom's fixing on our new trailer?"]
    Mom 'n' Pop
  14. 13. The Riddle of the Missing Masterpiece
    Cliff Crosby
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Syncro Devices, Inc.
  16. 15. Getaway
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Yank and Doodle; Prize Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. [Who Killed Hank Allen?]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  20. 19. [The Gambling Ship]
    Slam Bradley
  21. 20. Action! Thrills! Adventure!
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
  23. 22. Take a Tip from a Navy Torpedo
    United States Rubber Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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