(June 1942)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-04-21
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 the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
airplanes; fire; machine guns

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

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

The Joker Walks the Last Mile! (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
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen [Charley; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Depressed because he can not freely move about and spend the stolen wealth he has in his possession, the Joker turns himself in, is sentenced to die and is executed; all so that he can live again and have the freedom he desires!
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane; Daily Globe; Gotham City; Hotel Bockley

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

Smiles / 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
Here I come, ready or not!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

Join Up with the Winning Team! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Commandos Are Coming (Table of Contents: 5)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon ?
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett; Pierre Chavard] (introduction); Victor Renaud; LaFarge; Major Von Karp (villain)
Synopsis
LaFarge joins the Commandos to help free Victor Renaud from the Gestapo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brooklyn's true name, Dan Turpin, was not revealed until later in the Boy Commando adventures.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World's Finest Value! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Adventure of the Wild Men! (Table of Contents: 9)

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: 10) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Murder in the Monument (Table of Contents: 11)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

Questionable Character (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Weston (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Mystery of His Master's Voice! (Table of Contents: 13)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Lee Harris (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (Air Wave's parrot, introduction); Cap'n Saltz; Father Kind (owner of Kind Pet Shop)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Boy's Book of Magnetism by Raymond F. Yates (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Keywords
book review

Indexer Notes

A review of "The Boy's Book of Magnetism" by Raymond F. Yates.

The Mystery of the Unfortunate Teddy Bear (Table of Contents: 16)

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: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks 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]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. The Joker Walks the Last Mile!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Here I come, ready or not!"]
    Smiles
  5. 4. Join Up with the Winning Team!
    Batman
  6. 5. The Commandos Are Coming
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. World's Finest Value!
    World's Finest Comics
  9. 8. ["It's an actual fact, pals!"]
    Adventure Comics
  10. 9. The Adventure of the Wild Men!
    The Crimson Avenger
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  12. 11. Murder in the Monument
    Spy
  13. 12. Questionable Character
  14. 13. The Mystery of His Master's Voice!
    Air Wave
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. The Boy's Book of Magnetism by Raymond F. Yates
    Good Books Worth Reading
  17. 16. The Mystery of the Unfortunate Teddy Bear
    Slam Bradley
  18. 17. Now on Sale
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Muscle Power Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Company
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