(October 1942)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-08-22
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.


The Man Who Led a Double Life! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Jerry Robinson
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face [Harvey Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; silos

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Mail Wagon Mystery by May Justus (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
book review

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. The book "The Mail Wagon Mystery" by May Justus is reviewed.

The Man Who Led a Double Life! (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Gilda (Harvey's fiancee); Henry Logan (matchstick object collector); Henry Logan's double; Gotham City's Mayor; a mask maker; mask maker's son; Two-Face [Harvey Kent] (villain); Al (villain); "Getaway" George (villain); Two-Face's criminal combine (villains)
Synopsis
Two-Face gets away from Batman and resumes his criminal career, but, in the end, is double-crossed by one of his own men!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Daily Globe

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics #66.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Costumes for Hire
Genre
humor
Characters
Silly Willy

Extra! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Treachery of Osuki! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan]; Osuki (villain)
Synopsis
The boys end up shipwrecked in the Pacific with a Japanese pilot, but without Rip Carter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Energy to Get There! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Scoopy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Sherman [as Sherman] (signed)
Inks
Hal Sherman [as Sherman] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. Goldrocks was just robbed...
Genre
humor
Characters
Scoopy

How Do They Think 'Em Up?! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Dead Men Do Tell Tales (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; Tommy; Uncle; Trigger (villain); Shorty (villain)
Synopsis
Two crooks sell an old man and a young boy a treasure map and then decide they want it back.

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Silly Willy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I'll mosey around the circus...
Genre
humor
Characters
Silly Willy

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

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Adventure of the Peglegged Wildcat (Table of Contents: 14)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bart Regan

Escape from Death (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nils Hall (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Case of the Talking Gun! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); Ebenezer Rood (Morning Star editor, death); Burt Benson (newspaper editor); Jimmy Pardee (newspaper crime reporter); Mrs. Pardee (Jimmy's mother); Porky; Wilbur
Keywords
The Morning Star

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Chief - Mow your lawn for a quarter?
Genre
humor
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

Biggest and Best! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Cultured Crooks! (Table of Contents: 19)

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: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Webster's Comprehensive Encyclopedic Dictionary / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Led a Double Life!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Mail Wagon Mystery by May Justus
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Man Who Led a Double Life!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. ["Costumes for Hire"]
    Silly Willy
  6. 5. Extra!
    Batman
  7. 6. The Treachery of Osuki!
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. Energy to Get There!
    Baby Ruth
  9. 8. ["Mrs. Goldrocks was just robbed..."]
    Scoopy
  10. 9. How Do They Think 'Em Up?!
    Leading Comics
  11. 10. Dead Men Do Tell Tales
    The Crimson Avenger
  12. 11. ["I think I'll mosey around the circus..."]
    Silly Willy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Prize Comics
  15. 14. Adventure of the Peglegged Wildcat
    Spy
  16. 15. Escape from Death
  17. 16. The Case of the Talking Gun!
    Air Wave
  18. 17. ["Say, Chief - Mow your lawn for a quarter?"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  19. 18. Biggest and Best!
    World's Finest Comics
  20. 19. The Case of the Cultured Crooks!
    Slam Bradley
  21. 20. Now on Sale
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Muscle Power Co.
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Webster's Comprehensive Encyclopedic Dictionary
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