(August 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-06-20
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?

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

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)

Crime Between the Acts! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joseph Greene
Pencils
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Sprang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Captain Ben (villain); Ben's gang (villains)
Synopsis
The Caped Crusaders see a connection between the arrival of a showboat and its performers and a series of crimes that occur in that town while the ship is docked.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gotham City; The Mississippi Mermaid

Indexer Notes

Layout pencils credit from Craig Delich. Letters credit verified by Dick Sprang.

Story prepared earlier (circa 1941) and held in inventory in case Bob Kane was drafted.

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

Rollin Stone / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray McGill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Stone! If you can't train this baby elephant...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Commando Performance! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 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]; Ichimoto (villain)

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

"Three-Ring" Binks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Top-flight booking agent and talent scout...
Genre
humor
Characters
Three-Ring Binks; Stencilled Joe from Alamo

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Molly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Houlihan

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gollies! Is it hot!!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Molly

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

The Warpath (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Devon Taylor (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Battle of the Fans! (Table of Contents: 11)

Air Wave / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos (signed)
Inks
George Roussos (signed)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Mike the Mule (villain); Air Wave Fan Club

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Double Steal! (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Benny the News; Hooke

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's right, folks...
Genre
advocacy

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gus Gaggs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Letters
Ray McGill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! Late again!
Genre
humor
Characters
Gus Gaggs

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

The Mysterious Blonde (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["For spine-tingling action..."]
  4. 3. Crime Between the Acts!
    Batman with Robin
  5. 4. ["Now, Stone! If you can't train this baby elephant..."]
    Rollin Stone
  6. 5. ["Why not? They helped give me the energy..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Commando Performance!
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. ["Don't worry, darling! There's nobody around!"]
    Wheaties
  9. 8. ["Top-flight booking agent and talent scout..."]
    "Three-Ring" Binks
  10. 9. ["Gollies! Is it hot!!"]
    Molly
  11. 10. The Warpath
  12. 11. Battle of the Fans!
    Air Wave
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  14. 13. The Double Steal!
    Slam Bradley
  15. 14. ["That's right, folks..."]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  17. 16. ["Oh, boy! Late again!"]
    Gus Gaggs
  18. 17. The Mysterious Blonde
    The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
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