(October 1939)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
[3]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-08-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan]
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 the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 427468. Volume number is not found in the comic itself.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
The Batman [Bruce Wayne] (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
policemen; Thompson submachine gun

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Julie Madison; the Monk (villain, death); Dala (villain, vampire, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Reaching Hungary with Julie, the Batman runs into another vampire, who wants to make a deal with him: if she shows him the Monk's hideout, will he kill him?
Reprints
Keywords
baterang; Batgyro; gas capsule; Hungary; utility belt; vampires; werewolves

Indexer Notes

Batman shoots and kills all the vampires in the Monk's hideout.

Storyline continued from last issue.

[Bill De Correvont] (Table of Contents: 3)

Odds 'n Ends / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bill de Correvont

A Bike for You (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While in the midst of underwater maneuvers...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bart Regan; Retjen

The Last Act (Table of Contents: 6)

Buck Marshall, Range Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Marshall

[Wonders of the Laboratory Are Now at the Progressive Crime-Fighters' Command] (Table of Contents: 7)

Crime Never Pays / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan ?
Pencils
Vin Sullivan ?
Inks
Vin Sullivan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[Vatican Stamp Released] (Table of Contents: 8)

Detective Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

[Doris Dumont] (Table of Contents: 9)

Larry Steele, Private Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks
Ken Ernst (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Larry Steele; Doris Dumont

Vanishing Gems (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Skull-Face Cult (Table of Contents: 11)

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Guardineer

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Speed Saunders

[The Governor Assasinated] (Table of Contents: 12)

Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sven Elven ?
Pencils
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks
Sven Elven (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cosmo

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[Rosemary Blaine] (Table of Contents: 13)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bruce Nelson; Rosemary Blaine

[The Wrong Guy] (Table of Contents: 14)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Cyrus Painter; The Man-Beast (villain)
Synopsis
Slam breaks up a hold-up by socking the wrong guy.

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Frontiersman (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2]
    Batman
  4. 3. [Bill De Correvont]
    Odds 'n Ends
  5. 4. A Bike for You
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
  6. 5. ["While in the midst of underwater maneuvers..."]
    Spy
  7. 6. The Last Act
    Buck Marshall, Range Detective
  8. 7. [Wonders of the Laboratory Are Now at the Progressive Crime-Fighters' Command]
    Crime Never Pays
  9. 8. [Vatican Stamp Released]
    Detective Stamp Page
  10. 9. [Doris Dumont]
    Larry Steele, Private Detective
  11. 10. Vanishing Gems
  12. 11. The Skull-Face Cult
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  13. 12. [The Governor Assasinated]
    Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise
  14. 13. [Rosemary Blaine]
    Bruce Nelson
  15. 14. [The Wrong Guy]
    Slam Bradley
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  17. 16. Be a Frontiersman
    Daisy Air Rifles
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