(November 1946)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-09-23
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.


Steeplejack's Showdown (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Paul Cooper
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; bondage

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit by Martin O'Hearn. We previously credited Ray Burnley, then Bob Kane (as per Craig Delich and Joe Desris). Inks credit per Joe Desris.

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

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

M Is for Mule (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Steeplejack's Showdown! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Paul Cooper [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bob Skelly (steeplejack company owner, war veteran); Ben (steeplejack); Bob's fiancee; Madame Nadir (fortune teller); Red (villain, steeplejack); Logan (villain, steeplejack, death)
Synopsis
The owner of a steeplejack company, home resting from war service, heeds the words of a gypsy fortune teller to stay away from heights, advice that nearly costs Batman his life!
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; belt radio; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Skyline Steeplejack Company

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit by Martin O'Hearn. We formerly credited Bob Kane, as per Joe Desris. Inks credit by Joe Desris.

Saving the Warden's Daughter! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Steve Van Buren (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Three's a Mob! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Harris [as L. H.] (signed)
Inks
Lee Harris [as L. H.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot)

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fastest Snails in the World! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit by Jerry Bails; previously given to Howard Sherman.

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

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

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey you! Beat it! Go home where you belong!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 'top man' booking agent for all circus, stage, screen and radio headline acts!
Genre
humor
Characters
Three-Ring Binks

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Sunshine Nelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every face should wear a smile...
Genre
humor
Characters
Sunshine Nelly
Reprints

Glass Clue (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Neill (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Man No One Could See (Table of Contents: 15)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Jan Haasan; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfy Twidgett; Andre Chavard]

How Thom McAn Licked the Landslide (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Steeplejack's Showdown
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. M Is for Mule
  4. 3. Steeplejack's Showdown!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Saving the Warden's Daughter!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  6. 5. Steve Van Buren
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Three's a Mob!
    Air Wave
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  9. 8. The Fastest Snails in the World!
    Slam Bradley
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Real Fact Comics
  11. 10. ["Hey you! Beat it! Go home where you belong!"]
    Casey the Cop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  13. 12. ["The 'top man' booking agent for all circus, stage, screen and radio headline acts!"]
    Three-Ring Binks
  14. 13. ["Every face should wear a smile..."]
    Sunshine Nelly
  15. 14. Glass Clue
  16. 15. The Man No One Could See
    The Boy Commandos
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Licked the Landslide
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. ["Don't miss these new issues..."]
  19. 18. How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night!
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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