(February 1942)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-18
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope you put some grease on the car, too!
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)

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See, Son, here we are in the far west country...
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.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not an animal in sight!
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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess what I have for you?
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
Related Scans
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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