(May 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-03-21
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
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
penguins

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Sprang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mrs. Van Voort (cameo); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot; also as Mr. Feather; also as P. N. Quinn] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Bruce and Dick disguise themselves as umbrella repairmen in order to get the Penguin to surface, but when he does, he has a surprise in store for the Caped Duo. He then buys an umbrella shop and does his own repairs, placing radio devices into umbrellas in order to direct his men on jobs.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Letters credit verified by Dick Sprang.

In Paper There Is Power! (Table of Contents: 3)

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: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Professor Long Sells Air Wave Short! (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; Professor Long

[Blazin' Brody the Fire Eater] (Table of Contents: 6)

"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; Blazing Brody

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Smugglers' Song! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excellent statue of true friend of Japan!
Genre
advocacy
Keywords
War Bonds

Tuition Free! (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

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

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

Happy Goes Lucky (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Watkins (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Happy

King Brooklyn the Foist! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Tex; Andre Chavard; Alfy Twidgett; Jan Haasan]; King Mantobi (villain)
Synopsis
Brooklyn becomes king of a South Seas island.

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

Invention Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Let's Go to College / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / 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]
    The Weather Man
  3. 2. The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. In Paper There Is Power!
    Batman with Robin
  5. 4. ["A guide tol' me she lost 'em in a Athens boarding house..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Professor Long Sells Air Wave Short!
    Air Wave
  7. 6. [Blazin' Brody the Fire Eater]
    "Three Ring" Binks
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  9. 8. Smugglers' Song!
    The Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. ["Excellent statue of true friend of Japan!"]
  11. 10. Tuition Free!
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. ["Look for this trademark!"]
  13. 12. Happy Goes Lucky
  14. 13. King Brooklyn the Foist!
    The Boy Commandos
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Invention Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Let's Go to College
  17. 16. ["Tell the Mess Sergeant to look up the recipe for turtle soup."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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