(December 1943)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-10-19
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.


Quarterback of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; football

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

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

Quarterback of Crime! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Blackie Blondeen (villain); Glassjaw Greegan (villain); Curly (villain); Skeets (villain)
Synopsis
Several mobsters study the art of football, then begin working out "plays" that will help them commit crimes, and it's only with the aid of Alfred and his past football prowess that Batman and Robin round up the crooks.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Jiffany's Jewelers; Warwick U.

Get Going! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Wild and Woolly! (Table of Contents: 5)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

How Can They Do It?? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Not with Mirrors! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Orville Watts

As Fast as a Toboggan! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Boy Commandos; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Peril on Pier 76! (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

Rogues along the River! (Table of Contents: 10)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 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; Sherill; Blanco (villain)

Cheater's Payment (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Neill (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Romance of Rip Carter (Table of Contents: 13)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commados [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Sgt. Hooker; Carlo Ravissi; Captain Groggins; Lieutenant Nevil; Augustino; Rigo
Synopsis
The Boy Commandos fail in their mission to blow up a railway tunnel, but the plane that was carrying them manages to destroy the tunnel without any crew aboard.
Reprints
Keywords
Rosalind K. (a plane)

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

Invention Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Quarterback of Crime
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. Quarterback of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Get Going!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  6. 5. Wild and Woolly!
    Slam Bradley
  7. 6. How Can They Do It??
    World's Finest Comics
  8. 7. Not with Mirrors!
    The Crimson Avenger
  9. 8. As Fast as a Toboggan!
    Boy Commandos; Batman
  10. 9. Peril on Pier 76!
    Spy
  11. 10. Rogues along the River!
    Air Wave
  12. 11. Cheater's Payment
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  14. 13. The Romance of Rip Carter
    The Boy Commandos
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Invention Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
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