(June 1943)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-04-17
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.


Slay 'Em with Flowers (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints
Keywords
flowers; giant figures; scissors; sprayguns

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit confirmed in an interview with Jerry Robinson in Alter Ego #39 (August 2004), and submitted by Derek Reinhard via the GCD Errors List.

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

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

The Big Eight (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Slay 'Em with Flowers (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Horace L. Gold
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Jerry Robinson
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jason Johnson; Ames (Johnson's chauffeur); Percy Fillmore; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
After taking over ownership of a flower shop, the Joker and his men use the pretty posies to perpetrate crimes against the wealthy.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Pettle's Flower Shop

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit confirmed from an interview with Jerry Robinson in Alter Ego #39 (August 2004), submitted by Derek Reinhard via the GCD errors list.

Splash page pretty much replicates the cover.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Invasion of America (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
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chaard; Jan Haasan]; The Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo); Sandy [Sandy Hawkins] (cameo); The Newsboy Legion [Big Words; Scrapper; Gabby; Tommy Thompkins] (cameo); The Guardian [Jim Harper] (cameo); Kid Commandos [Sally Noonan; Slats McGuiness]; President Franklin Roosevelt (cameo); Doktor Gruenigg (villain); Heinrich (villain); August (villain)
Synopsis
The Boys are sent on a good will tour of the US as representatives of "four great nations united for the liberation of the world." But the Nazis think it would be a great propaganda victory to kidnap them right in the middle of their celebration.
Reprints

The Case of the Lollipop Crimes (Table of Contents: 6)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 8 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; Charlie Jones; Jerry the Mule; Carson; The Weazel (villain)
Synopsis
Gangsters use a candy store to transmit messages to each other.

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

Energy Is Ammunition! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Decks of Doom! (Table of Contents: 8)

Spy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

The Man Who Talked His Crimes! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
George Roussos (signed)
Inks
George Roussos (signed)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); Brown (prison guard); The Talker (villain); Slugger Watts (villain)

Mountain Invasion (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Wallace (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Model Planes (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Bashful Bandits! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

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

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

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

Wonders of Science Simplified / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Slay 'Em with Flowers
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Big Eight
  4. 3. Slay 'Em with Flowers
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  6. 5. The Invasion of America
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. The Case of the Lollipop Crimes
    The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. Energy Is Ammunition!
    Baby Ruth
  9. 8. Decks of Doom!
    Spy
  10. 9. The Man Who Talked His Crimes!
    Air Wave
  11. 10. Mountain Invasion
  12. 11. Model Planes
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  13. 12. The Bashful Bandits!
    Slam Bradley
  14. 13. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Science Simplified
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