(December 1942)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-10-20
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.


Man Who Could Read Minds (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
bathysphere; cutting torch; fish; treasure chests

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Could Read Minds! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Carlo (villain, death)
Synopsis
An accident turns a sideshow swami into a real mind-reader, a man who can guess every opponent's plan, anticipate his every move and strike as fast as they can think! And when he guesses the true identities of the Dynamic Duo, this may well be their last case!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Theatre

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

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

How Can They Do It?? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

X Marked the Spot at the Tee! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Energy to Overcome Obstacles! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mystery of the Musical Muggs (Table of Contents: 7)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Charles Paris

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Mickey the Mugg (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

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

Ralston; Tom Mix Commandos Comics / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Man Who Looted Lives! (Table of Contents: 9)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Winter
Inks
Chuck Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

The Clever Touch (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Benton (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Shorty / 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
Oh, yeah? I'll do what I want to do!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

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

More Fun Comics; Prize Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.44 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.23 page (report information)

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Who Rubbed Out the Editor? (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
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Lee Travis]; Static (his parrot); Editor Murray Boltinoff; Lee Harris (splash only); Duke (Murray's Secretary); Elsom; Blake; Angelo
Synopsis
Murray of Kolossal Komics is questioned about notes at the scenes of three murders which point to his characters, Keen Arrow, Showerman and Sunburned Kid. And then he is murdered.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Rolf, an Elkhound of Norway (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
book review

Indexer Notes

The book, "Rolf, An Elkhound of Norway" is reviewed.

War with Stamps (Table of Contents: 19)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes many small ads from stamps dealers.

Fury Rides a Taxicab! (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Alfy Teidgett]; Hack Hogan
Synopsis
A cabdriver from Brooklyn takes on the Nazis single-handed.
Reprints

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Don't Miss Your Favorites! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man Who Could Read Minds
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Read Minds!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  5. 4. How Can They Do It??
    World's Finest Comics
  6. 5. X Marked the Spot at the Tee!
    Slam Bradley
  7. 6. Energy to Overcome Obstacles!
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. The Mystery of the Musical Muggs
    The Crimson Avenger
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Ralston; Tom Mix Commandos Comics
  10. 9. The Man Who Looted Lives!
    Spy
  11. 10. The Clever Touch
  12. 11. ["Oh, yeah? I'll do what I want to do!"]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    More Fun Comics; Prize Comics
  14. 13. ["The Justice Society is here again..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
  17. 16. Who Rubbed Out the Editor?
    Air Wave
  18. 17. Editorial Advisory Board
  19. 18. Rolf, an Elkhound of Norway
    Good Books Worth Reading
  20. 19. War with Stamps
    Stamps
  21. 20. Fury Rides a Taxicab!
    The Boy Commandos
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. Don't Miss Your Favorites!
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