(February 1942)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited); 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Ray; Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols; safes; Thompson submachine gun

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

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

Case of the Costume-Clad Killers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Joker's gang [as Sergeant Dix; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin set out to clash with a clever gang that secures uniforms and equipment of police and firemen in order to commit crimes. But Batman has already figured out the person behind this as a person who would relish the "humor" of the situation: the Joker!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; belt wireless; Gotham City; Pete's Tap Room; The Brody Diamond

["I hope you put some grease on the car, too!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

Boy! Am I in a Hurry!! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Herr Flax] (Table of Contents: 5)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Moore (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Moore (signed)
Inks:
Ed Moore (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan; Whitey; Herr Flax (villain)

["Gosh! That ice cream hi-ball tasted good!"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

"Super" Duper; Canada Dry Ginger Ale / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby

["See, Son, here we are in the far west country..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Wow and Double Wow! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Murder on the Airwaves (Table of Contents: 10)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 10 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

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

["Not an animal in sight!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Silly Willy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silly Willy

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

The Shining Knight; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Magic Walking Stick by John Buchan (Table of Contents: 14)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Case of the Tell Tale Candle (Table of Contents: 15)

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

["Guess what I have for you?"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

Newcomer! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Sensation Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Case of the Missing Evidence! (Table of Contents: 19)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Lee Harris (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan] (introduction); District Attorney Cole (introduction); Snake Scalotti (villain, introduction); Louie (villain)
Keywords:
Belt radio

Indexer Notes

No origin provided.

The last illustrated panel features Air Wave asking readers to contact the editor and let him know how they liked the feature.

The Trick (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

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

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Fat Man's Club] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Now on Sale (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Energy to Move a Mountain (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
  3. 2. Case of the Costume-Clad Killers
    Batman with Robin
  4. 3. ["I hope you put some grease on the car, too!"]
    Laffs
  5. 4. Boy! Am I in a Hurry!!
    Batman
  6. 5. [Herr Flax]
    Spy
  7. 6. ["Gosh! That ice cream hi-ball tasted good!"]
    "Super" Duper; Canada Dry Ginger Ale
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cliff Crosby
  9. 8. ["See, Son, here we are in the far west country..."]
    Chief Hot Foot
  10. 9. Wow and Double Wow!
    Leading Comics
  11. 10. Murder on the Airwaves
    The Crimson Avenger
  12. 11. ["Not an animal in sight!"]
    Silly Willy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Shining Knight; Adventure Comics
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. The Magic Walking Stick by John Buchan
    Books Worth Reading
  16. 15. The Case of the Tell Tale Candle
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  17. 16. ["Guess what I have for you?"]
    Gags
  18. 17. Newcomer!
    Sensation Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Prize Comics
  20. 19. The Case of the Missing Evidence!
    Air Wave
  21. 20. The Trick
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. [The Fat Man's Club]
    Slam Bradley
  24. 23. Now on Sale
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  26. 25. Energy to Move a Mountain
    Baby Ruth
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