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Issue Details

Issue #125
Published July 1947
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 52
Editing Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)

Cover Details - "The Citadel of Crime"

Characters Batman; Robin.
Genre superhero
Pencils Jack Burnley
Inks Charles Paris
Reprinted In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #6 (June 2005).

13 page Batman story "The Citadel of Crime"

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dan Briggs [D]; Tom Horne [villain]; The Thinker [villain, D].
Synopsis Commissioner Gordon asks Batman to investigate when a series of cons are released from prison and suddenly disappear. The Caped Crusader discovers. after going undercover, that a criminal named the Thinker is gathering and using them to manufacture parts for equipment to be used by the underworld.
Genre superhero
Script Bill Finger
Pencils Jack Burnley (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks Charles Paris, Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Letters Betty Bentley
Notes Letterer verified by Jack Burnley. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-30-09.
Reprinted In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #6 (June 2005).

6 page Air Wave story "Prosecutor by Proxy"

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

6 page Slam Bradley story "Fireman, Save My Child"

Characters Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.
Genre detective
Pencils John Daly
Inks John Daly
Notes Revised pencil credit by Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Previously was credited to Howard Sherman.

2 page text story "Safety in Numbers"

Genre adventure
Script Patrick Dobbs (signed)
Letters typeset

12 page The Boy Commandos story "When Hitler Came Back"

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