(August 1940)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

[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

["For thrills and adventure..."] (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

["How do y' do!"] (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]

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)

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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
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