(September 1945)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1945-07-17
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:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Sprang swiped the staging of this cover from panel 2, page 6 of this issue's story by Burnley and Paris, confirmed by Burnley.

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

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

We Like to Think of It As a Medal (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Trouble, Incorporated! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Gray (Dean of Gotham University); Avery; Avery's wife; Delcourt (movie studio worker); Mazie (Danny's fiancee); Cole (movie studio owner); Sam Slick (villain); Shiv (villain); Danny (villain)
Synopsis:
The former dean of Gotham University opens "Trouble, Inc.," a business designed to give its clients a helping hand when they really need it. Unfortunately, Sam Slick learns of this and decides to blackmail the clients which Batman and Robin must stop ASAP!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham University

Indexer Notes

The cover was swiped by Dick Sprang from panel 2, page 6 of this story, confirmed by Jack Burnley.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stormy Weather! (Table of Contents: 5)

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: 6)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
No kidding, kids...
Genre:
advocacy

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mad Bull (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

"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:
Booking agent deluxe for any and all radio, screen, circus, carnival, or floor show headliner acts...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Three-Ring Binks

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Meet a Bit-o-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Salty Trick (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Whitby (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

The Candy Kid (Table of Contents: 12)

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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Retreat of Batallion O! (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; Alfy Twidgett; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]

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

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (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. We Like to Think of It As a Medal
  4. 3. Trouble, Incorporated!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. ["You're learning fast..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Stormy Weather!
    Slam Bradley
  7. 6. ["No kidding, kids..."]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. The Mad Bull
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  10. 9. ["Booking agent deluxe for any and all radio, screen, circus, carnival, or floor show headliner acts..."]
    "Three-Ring" Binks
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  12. 11. Salty Trick
  13. 12. The Candy Kid
    Air Wave
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Retreat of Batallion O!
    The Boy Commandos
  16. 15. ["Volto's weird magnetic powers protect a merchantman..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  17. 16. ["It's a little gift for the sergeant..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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