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Issue Details

Issue #121
Published March 1947
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
Notes Information on filler and text features unavailable for this issue.

Cover Details

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Genre superhero
Pencils Jack Burnley
Inks Charles Paris
Reprinted in Batman Archives, The (DC, 1990 series) #6 (June 2005)

12 page Batman story "Commissioner Gordon Walks a Beat"

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Inspector [Commissioner] Vane; Chadwick Carfax; "Sure Thing" Smiley (villain); Gomer (villain); Joe (villain); Torchy (villain)
Synopsis When the son of the Mayor of Gotham City loses a bet to a noted gangster, changes are in the wind, as Commissioner Gordon is demoted to Patrolman and Batman's days aiding the Police come to an end!
Genre superhero
Pencils Howard Sherman [as ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks Howard Sherman [as ghost for Bob Kane]
Notes Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-27-09.
Reprinted in Batman Archives, The (DC, 1990 series) #6 (June 2005)

7 page Slam Bradley story "The Case Without a Key!"

Characters Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan
Genre detective
Pencils John Daly
Inks John Daly
Notes Pencil credit revised from Howard Sherman to John Daly by Craig Delich 5-27-09.

6 page Air Wave story "Happy Jail-Day To You!"

Characters Air Wave [Larry Jordan]
Genre superhero
Pencils Harris Levy [as Lee Harris] (signed)
Inks Harris Levy [as Lee Harris] (signed)

2 page text story "The Pink Sheet"

Genre adventure
Script Dalton Warren (signed)
Letters typeset

4 page Three-Ring Binks story "Pardon me, pal--but I'll introduce myself first!"

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 5-27-09.

Half page Morton filler "Eat at Pierre's"

Genre humor
Script Phil Berube
Pencils Phil Berube
Inks Phil Berube
Letters Phil Berube
Notes Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich 5-27-09.

11 page The Boy Commandos story "The Phantom Express!"

Characters The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Jan; Brooklyn; Andre; Alfy]
Genre war; adventure
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Steve Brodie