(December 1944)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1944-10-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
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:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
flashlights; sewers

Indexer Notes

Roussos credits per Craig Delich; art previously credited to Jerry Robinson.

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) /

Superman; Batman; Boy Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

No One Must Know! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Burling (bank President); Eddie; Silas; Jimmy Barrow; Mary Watts (Jimmy's fiancee); Judge Watts; George Barrow (Jimmy's father, ex-con); Governor Robb; Old Doc Smith (medicine show barker); Lefty Goran (villain); Slats Macer (villain); Baby Face (villain); Tug (villain); Dippy (villain)
Synopsis:
A group of con men take over operations at a county fair and begin bilking people, then they spot George Barrows, an ex-crook and escaped convict, whom they attempt to blackmail.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Meadowvale; Meadowvale National Bank

Indexer Notes

Layout pencils and letters credits credits verified by Dick Sprang.

Capturing the Counterfeiters (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Rusty Boltz the Human Pin-Cushion] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Three-Ring Binks; Rusty Boltz (villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Clue of the Cat's Pajamas! (Table of Contents: 7)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
That sure is a remarkable machine!
Genre:
advocacy
Keywords:
War Bonds

Capt. Tootsie and the Toy Cannon (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie VM / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prison Break (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

The 2nd page found on the inside back cover.

The Ride of the Valkyries (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of Hill 118! (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]]

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Only in a Superman DC publication..."]
    Superman; Batman; Boy Commandos
  4. 3. No One Must Know!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Capturing the Counterfeiters
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. [Rusty Boltz the Human Pin-Cushion]
    Three-Ring Binks
  7. 6. ["If you fellows would all eat Wheaties..."]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. The Clue of the Cat's Pajamas!
    Slam Bradley
  9. 8. ["That sure is a remarkable machine!"]
  10. 9. Capt. Tootsie and the Toy Cannon
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie VM
  11. 10. Prison Break
  12. 11. The Ride of the Valkyries
    Air Wave
  13. 12. Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes
    Wheaties
  14. 13. The Secret of Hill 118!
    The Boy Commandos
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  16. 15. ["This hound must belong to him"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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