(April 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-02-22
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
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; deerstalker hats; footprints; magnifying glasses

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Danger Strikes Three! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Gentleman Jim Jowell (villain); Herman (villain); Tapper (villain)
Synopsis
When Alfred hears a radio report that Robin has been captured by a gang of thieves, he decides to use his detective prowess to track the Boy Wonder down and rescue him even though Bruce Wayne has warned him never to go out on a case alone.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gotham City; miniature laboratory; miniature tool kit; utility belt

The Cave's Secret (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mr. Smith Gets the Bird! (Table of Contents: 5)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 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; Mr. Smith (villain)
Synopsis
Air Wave and Mr. Smith take their parrots to the same vet.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

In Paper There Is Power! (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Johnny Smith

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

School for Scoops! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Puffy Wayne (villain); Johnny Briggs; Bill Kidder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

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

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

General Lee Comes to Town! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; General Robert E. Lee

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We have friends in America...
Genre
advocacy
Keywords
War Bonds

Such a Nice Man (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Carter (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[The Mighty Mites] (Table of Contents: 13)

Three-Ring Binks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Three-Ring Binks

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Log of a Lifeboat! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan]
Synopsis
The boys help a merchant ship against a Nazi submarine.

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

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / 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. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Look for this trade-mark..."]
  4. 3. Danger Strikes Three!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. The Cave's Secret
    The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. Mr. Smith Gets the Bird!
    Air Wave
  7. 6. In Paper There Is Power!
    Batman with Robin
  8. 7. ["We're gonna play Nazi torture-chamber..."]
    Wheaties
  9. 8. School for Scoops!
    The Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. ["Run for your life!!"]
    All Funny Comics
  11. 10. General Lee Comes to Town!
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. ["We have friends in America..."]
  13. 12. Such a Nice Man
  14. 13. [The Mighty Mites]
    Three-Ring Binks
  15. 14. Log of a Lifeboat!
    The Boy Commandos
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  17. 16. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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