(May 1943)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-03-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor); Bernie Breslauer (actual editor)
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.


Robber Baron (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Robber Baron
Reprints
Keywords
castles; formal wear; monocles; top hats

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

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Robber Baron! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; The Robber Baron (villain); Baron's gang [Bingo; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Batman must face the unique robberies by a man who loots places considered to be burglar-proof.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Bryte Brothers Brass Works; wireless belt radio

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

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
How can I get any girl to go with me...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Whitey's First Round-Up by Glen Rounds (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Josette Frank (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
book review

Indexer Notes

The book, "Whitey's First Round-Up" by Glen Rounds, is reviewed.

Double for Death (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Andre Chavard]; Angus McQuirt; Annie McQuirt; Herr Oberst (villain)
Synopsis
The Commandos try to save a man mis-identified as a Nazi spy.
Reprints

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

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
Now Fluffy - Do be reasonable!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Baseball Stamps (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Knew the Future! (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Silas Blanton; Herr Grosser (villain)
Synopsis
The Nazis kidnap a weather man.

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.67 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
Me gottum nice job as guide...
Genre
humor
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

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

Junior Sales Club / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Death Went on Maneuvers! (Table of Contents: 14)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

A Kind of Hero (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Will Ludlow (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Voice of Conscience! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static; Duke Banion (villain)

A Real Winner from the Start! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

World's Finest Value! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Elusive Elephant! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

Webster's Complete Reference Dictionary and Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fighting Energy (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Robber Baron
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
  3. 2. The Robber Baron!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["How can I get any girl to go with me..."]
    Gags
  5. 4. ["Hold onto your hats!"]
    Batman
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Whitey's First Round-Up by Glen Rounds
    Good Books Worth Reading
  8. 7. Double for Death
    The Boy Commandos
  9. 8. ["Now Fluffy - Do be reasonable!"]
    Laffs
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  11. 10. Baseball Stamps
    Stamps
  12. 11. The Man Who Knew the Future!
    The Crimson Avenger
  13. 12. ["Me gottum nice job as guide..."]
    Chief Hot Foot
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club
  15. 14. Death Went on Maneuvers!
    Spy
  16. 15. A Kind of Hero
  17. 16. Voice of Conscience!
    Air Wave
  18. 17. A Real Winner from the Start!
    Boy Commandos
  19. 18. World's Finest Value!
    World's Finest Comics
  20. 19. The Elusive Elephant!
    Slam Bradley
  21. 20. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Webster's Complete Reference Dictionary and Encyclopedia
  23. 22. Fighting Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
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