(January 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-11-20
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
flashlights; machine guns; safes

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley.

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

Electric Football / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Accidentally on Purpose! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Henry Corliss (jewelry store owner); John Kling (stockbroker); Dr. Goodwin (villain); Biff Bannon [also called Biff Bannister] (villain, gang boss)
Synopsis
Endeavoring to lose some weight, Alfred goes on an exercise program at an out of the way place in the country. While he is gone, the Caped Crusaders face an evil doctor, who uses a certain potion that allows him to control the actions of people and, in the end, are saved by a mysterious "thin man" who knows their secret identities.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat Cave; Batmobile; Batplane (mention only); Gotham City; Kling & Huggins Storckbrokers

You're Ready for Action! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Vanishing Needles! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Samachson ?
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.

Eighth Column! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Tinkler; Blivins

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Message of the Moccasins! (Table of Contents: 7)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

Paid in Full (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Emory Blake (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

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

The Case of the Runaway Plane! (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; Buddy Jordan; Jimmy Blake; Spike (villain); McClain (villain); Slug (villain)

Bike-ology (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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
Miss, may I walk under your hat with you?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

The Triumph of Cholly the Chimp (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett]; Cholly the Chimp; Herr Von Pigh (villain); Stoohl (villain)
Reprints

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

Muscle Power 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Electric Football
  3. 2. Accidentally on Purpose!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. You're Ready for Action!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Vanishing Needles!
    Slam Bradley
  6. 5. Eighth Column!
    The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. ["What's the matter with Horace?"]
    All Funny Comics
  8. 7. The Message of the Moccasins!
    Spy
  9. 8. Paid in Full
  10. 9. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  11. 10. The Case of the Runaway Plane!
    Air Wave
  12. 11. Bike-ology
    Bendix
  13. 12. ["Miss, may I walk under your hat with you?"]
    Laffs
  14. 13. The Triumph of Cholly the Chimp
    The Boy Commandos
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Muscle Power Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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