(July 1940)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1940-06-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited)
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:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

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

[The Masked Menace of the Boys' School] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ted Spencer (student at a boy's school); Principal Blake (Principal of a boy's school, death); Mr. Greer (former school teacher); Mr. Hodges (History teacher); escaped maniac (villain); Mr. Graves [aka The Masked Man] (villain, Art teacher)
Synopsis:
The kidnapping of a youngster from a fashionable school for boys and the murder of its superintendent, leads the Batman to use Dick Grayson as a "new student" to get a lead in the case.
Reprints:
Keywords:
belt radio; Blakes School For Boys; Gotham City; New York World

Here It Is! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Attention! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Bart Regan, ace American Secret Service agent...
Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan; Norman Novaney (villain)

[Bugsie Goran] (Table of Contents: 6)

Red Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan; Ivan; Bugsie Goran (villain)

[Wanted for Murder] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Mac

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Railroad Mystery (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders

Theft at the Fair [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.08 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Continued from Detective Comics #40.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Model Airplane News / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Incan Murder] (Table of Contents: 14)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Lynch (signed)
Inks:
Don Lynch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Malone; Atala Desta; Soames

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

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Is on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Detective Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chad Grothkopf
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Returning from his latest expedition...
Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby; Inspector Doyle; Dr. Ellis

[The Heiress] (Table of Contents: 19)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Howard Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; Lucille Danvers; Mr. Clayton

The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Home Recording Co. / 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. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [The Masked Menace of the Boys' School]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Here It Is!
    Batman
  5. 4. Attention!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Bart Regan, ace American Secret Service agent..."]
    Spy
  7. 6. [Bugsie Goran]
    Red Logan
  8. 7. [Wanted for Murder]
    The Crimson Avenger
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  10. 9. The Railroad Mystery
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  11. 10. Theft at the Fair [Part 2]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Model Airplane News
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [The Incan Murder]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  17. 16. Superman Is on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Detective Stamp Page
  19. 18. ["Returning from his latest expedition..."]
    Cliff Crosby
  20. 19. [The Heiress]
    Slam Bradley
  21. 20. The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field!
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Home Recording Co.
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