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Issue Details

Issue #86
Published April 1944
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 60
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited), [Jack Schiff]; [Bernie Breslauer]

Cover Details

Characters Batman; Robin; Alfred Pennyworth.
Genre superhero
Pencils Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks Dick Sprang
Letters typeset
Reprinted In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #3 (November 1993).

12 page Batman story "Danger Strikes Three"

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Gentleman Jim Jowell [villain]; Herman [villain]; Tapper [villain].
Synopsis When Alfred hears a radio report that Robin has been captured by a gang of thieves, he decides to use his detective prowess to track the Boy Wonder down and rescue him....even though Bruce Wayne has warned him never to go out on a case alone.
Genre superhero
Script Don Cameron
Pencils Dick Sprang
Inks Dick Sprang
Letters Pat Gordon
Notes Some info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-12-09.
Reprinted In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #3 (November 1993).

1 page The Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola advertisement "The Cave's Secret"

Genre adventure
Pencils Creig Flessel
Inks Creig Flessel

6 page Air Wave story "Mr. Smith Gets the Bird"

Characters Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static; Mr. Smith (villain).
Synopsis Air Wave and Mr. Smith take their parrots to the same vet.
Genre superhero
Script Joe Samachson?
Pencils George Roussos (signed)
Inks George Roussos (signed)
Colors George Roussos
Letters George Roussos
Notes Writer id by Bob Hughes.

1 page Batman and Robin public service announcement "In Paper There Is Power"

Characters Batman; Robin; Johnny Smith.
Genre superhero
Pencils Jerry Robinson
Inks Jerry Robinson

6 page The Crimson Avenger story "School for Scoops"

Characters The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Puffy Wayne (villain); Johnny Briggs; Bill Kidder.
Genre superhero
Script Joe Samachson?
Pencils John Daly
Inks John Daly
Notes Writer id by Bob Hughes.

8 page Slam Bradley story "General Lee Comes to Town"

Characters Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; General Robert E. Lee.
Genre detective
Pencils Martin Naydel
Inks Martin Naydel

2 page text story "Such a Nice Man"

Genre adventure
Script Eric Carter (signed)
Letters typeset

5 page Three-Ring Binks story "The Mighty Mites"

Characters Three-Ring Binks
Genre humor
Script Jack Farr
Pencils Jack Farr
Inks Jack Farr
Letters Jack Farr
Notes Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-12-09.

12 page The Boy Commandos story "Log of a Lifeboat"

Characters The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Alfy; Jan].
Synopsis The boys help a merchant ship against a Nazi submarine.
Genre war; adventure
Pencils Louis Cazeneuve
Inks Louis Cazeneuve