(October 1945)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Battle of the Billboards! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
billboards; Skyline Advertising Company

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)

A Is for Antelope (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Battle of the Billboards! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Casey (Policeman); Seaver (Editor of Gotham Gazette); Edward Faraday (former Wayne business associate); Toby the Inchworm [aka Inchy] (villain); Fat Frank (villain); Keel (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman turns the tables on some crooks who are using giant billboards to blackmail people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Skyline Advertising Company

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.

The splash page very loosely replicates the cover.

["So far it's been plenty walkie..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["Boy! What an improvement..."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Ace booking-agent for all and sundry..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr (signed)
Inks:
Jack Farr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Three-Ring Binks

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

The Buzzard and the Screech! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Indexer Notes

Artist credits confirmed by Jerry Bails. We previously suggested John Daly.

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

Hingees / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

["Volto unleashes his magnetic powers..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Swag That Stole Itself! (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]

Clear Sailing (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alton Black (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

["What a game!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Scuffy the Tramp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks:
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scuffy the Tramp

Your Coach: Bernie Bierman (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Crooked Ghost! (Table of Contents: 16)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 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; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Jan Haasan]

How Thom McAn Saved the Flaming "40" (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Billboards!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. A Is for Antelope
  4. 3. The Battle of the Billboards!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. ["So far it's been plenty walkie..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  6. 5. ["Boy! What an improvement..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. ["Ace booking-agent for all and sundry..."]
    "Three-Ring" Binks
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. The Buzzard and the Screech!
    Slam Bradley
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Hingees
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  12. 11. ["Volto unleashes his magnetic powers..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  13. 12. Swag That Stole Itself!
    Air Wave
  14. 13. Clear Sailing
  15. 14. ["What a game!"]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  16. 15. Your Coach: Bernie Bierman
    Wheaties
  17. 16. The Crooked Ghost!
    The Boy Commandos
  18. 17. How Thom McAn Saved the Flaming "40"
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gregory Fischer
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