(August 1940)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-07-03
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
?

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

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

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

The Case of the Prophetic Pictures! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jim; Antal Ryder (an artist); Mikoff (an artist); Mr. Drake (socialite); Carmen Largo (opera singer, death); Mr. Vangild (death); Mr. Warren (death); Mr. Tavers; Mr. Bleek (Wiley's agent and manager); Mr. Wiley (villain, painting collector)
Synopsis
A business man heavily in debt buys up pictures of an artist at cheap prices, then tries to increase their value by murdering those pictured in the portraits.
Reprints
Keywords
slingshot

Up! Up! Up! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Mighty Atoms] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sports Close-Ups! / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Bitsy Grant; Tommy Bridges; Greg Rice

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[The Missing Gas Mask] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan; Ransom Hengel; Bulkley

[The Jewelry Robberies] (Table of Contents: 7)

Red Logan, Ace Reporter / 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; Commissioner Ryan; Blackie Malone; Cecil Marlin

Eagle Eye (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. Emmet Pace (credited)
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[The Girl in Red] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

[The Pyromaniac] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

[Murder in the Seashore Inn] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Goofo the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils
Russell Cole [as Alger] (signed)
Inks
Russell Cole [as Alger] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Russell Cole [as Alger]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do y' do!
Genre
humor
Characters
Goofo

Indexer Notes

Artist's true name verified by Jerry Bails.

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

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

[An Ear in the Mail] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cliff Crosby; Inspector Becker; Connie Becker

[The Gem Jewelry Company] (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Officer Callahan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Is on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

The Complete Works of Shakespeare / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. ["For thrills and adventure..."]
  3. 2. The Case of the Prophetic Pictures!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Up! Up! Up!
    Batman
  5. 4. [Mighty Atoms]
    Sports Close-Ups!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  7. 6. [The Missing Gas Mask]
    Spy
  8. 7. [The Jewelry Robberies]
    Red Logan, Ace Reporter
  9. 8. Eagle Eye
  10. 9. [The Girl in Red]
    The Crimson Avenger
  11. 10. [The Pyromaniac]
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  12. 11. [Murder in the Seashore Inn]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  13. 12. ["How do y' do!"]
    Goofo the Great
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Detective Stamp Page
  15. 14. [An Ear in the Mail]
    Cliff Crosby
  16. 15. [The Gem Jewelry Company]
    Slam Bradley
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. Superman Is on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Complete Works of Shakespeare
This issue was most recently modified by:
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