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  • Issue #0
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 0

    Continued from Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) #0. As Bruce Wayne ponders the future, his early days as the Dark Knight come to mind, when he used his vast fortune to amass an arsenal of high-tech hardware to aid him in his war on crime. Plus, more is revealed about a dark episode in Batman's past. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Graham Nolan and Scott Hanna. Cover by Nolan and Hanna. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 1
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    • Detective Comics #1. Back Cover Only. Incomplete.
    • Label #1027410001

    Cover art by Vincent Sullivan. "The River Patrol," script and pencils by E. C. Stoner, inks by Creig Flessel; Speed investigates the murder of several Chinamen along the wharf area and uncovers a human smuggling operation. "The Rhangwa Pearls," art by Sven Elven; A millionaire that has just bought the fabulously valuable Rhanggwa Pearls receives a letter from someone threatening to steal them. "The Peruvian Mine Murders: Part 1," art by Creig Flessel; Confronted by a series of murders, Bret forages into the Peruvian jungles to ascertain why a hole appears in each victim's throat, but they were not shot! "The Claws of the Red Dragon," script by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, art by Tom Hickey; Venturing into downtown San Francisco, Bruce Nelson finds it odd to see a Chinese restaurant among the buildings, and no one to wait upon him when he enters desiring a meal. "The Gotlotz Jewels," script and art by Bill Patrick; Gus is sent to a rich woman's home to watch over her pearls during a party and nabs a man he sees pocketing them. "The Balinoff Case: Part 1," script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster; Bart is called on to volunteer for a secret spy case, but in doing so, he must forgo his own personal agenda, including his marriage to fiancé Sally. "The Gotrox Pearls," script and art by Russell Cole (as Alger); Jake is called in to solve the theft of some pearls, and promptly discovers that there were no pearls in the first place! "The Bar S Rustlers," script and art by Homer Fleming; Buck is called in to discover the truth behind some rustling charges between two cattle ranchers that have had hard feelings for each other since a land deal went bad. "The Streets of Chinatown," script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster; The daughter of a chain-store magnate wants to hire Slam to guard her valuable poodle, and when he turns it down, Shorty volunteers. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 16
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    • INCOMPLETE. Half of last page missing, affects Slam Bradley story. Four cover-to-cover punctures (panels affected, but readability is largely intact).

    Cover art by Creig Flessel. The Case of the Missing Corpse starring Speed Saunders, script by Gardner Fox, art by Creig Flessel. Larry Steele story, script and art by Will Ely. Cosmo story, art by Sven Elven. Too Many Crooks: Part 3 starring Bruce Nelson, art by Tom Hickey. The Tattoo Trap text story by Gardner Fox (as Paul Dean). Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. "Fingerprint" Farson, the Plain Clothes Man, script and art by Russell Cole (as Alger). Trading Trouble starring Buck Marshall, script and art by Homer Fleming. The Broadway Bandit starring Slam Bradley, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 20
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Leo O'Mealia. The Jade Buddha starring Speed Saunders, script by Gardner Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Larry Steele story, script and art by Will Ely. The Door of Death starring Buck Marshall, script and art by Homer Fleming. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Dr. Fu Manchu story, script by Sax Rohmer, art by Leo O'Mealia. Give and Take text story by Gardner Fox (as Paul Dean). The Song of Death (Part 1) starring Bruce Nelson, art by Tom Hickey. Crimson Avenger story, art by Jim Chambers. Cosmo story, art by Sven Elven. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. 64 pgs. $0.10. First Appearance of Crimson Avenger. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 22
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.
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    • Includes a low-quality photocopy front cover.

    Cover art by Jim Chambers. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Larry Steele story, script and art by Will Ely. Crimson Avenger story, art by Jim Chambers. The Song of Death (Part 3) starring Bruce Nelson, art by Tom Hickey. A Sticky Clue text story by Gardner Fox (Paul Dean). Untitled story featuring a break-in at the Bartilian Embassy, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Dr. Fu Manchu story, script by Sax Rohmer, art by Leo O'Mealia. Cosmo story, art by Sven Elven. Inspector Kent story, art by George Newman. The Snow Murder starring Speed Saunders, script by Gardner Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 64 pgs. $0.10. First Crimson Avenger cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 25
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    • Centerfold ONLY.

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. The Death Sled starring Speed Saunders, script by Gardner Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Larry Steele story, script and art by Will Ely. Death Masquerades starring Buck Marshall, script and art by Homer Fleming. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by the Shuster Shop. Oscar the Gumshoe humor page by Bob Kane. Dr. Fu Manchu story, script by Sax Rohmer, art by Leo O'Mealia. Secret Service Man text story by Gardner Fox (Paul Dean). Crimson Avenger story, art by Jim Chambers. Back From the Dead (Part 2) starring Bruce Nelson, art by Tom Hickey. Cosmo story, art by Sven Elven. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by the Shuster shop. 64 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 27
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    • Paper: Brittle
    • Page 24 only. INCOMPLETE. (From the collection of Jerry Robinson).
    • Label #1269989015

    Cover art by Bob Kane. 1st appearance of Batman and Commissioner Gordon. The Case of the Chemical Syndicate starring The Bat-Man (as he's called in the story), script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. The Killers of Kurdistan starring Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator, script by Gardner Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Bullet Bluff starring Buck Marshall, Range Detective, art by Homer Fleming. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. The Crimson Avenger story, script and art by Jim Chambers. Death on the Airwaves text story by Gardner F. Fox (as Paul Dean), art by Fred Guardineer. Bruce Nelson story, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Mysterious Doctor Fu Manchu story, script and art by Leo O'Mealia. Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise story, script and art by Sven Elven. Plain Clothes Pete story, script and art by Russell Cole (as Alger). Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Ad for All-American #2 and Movie Comics #2. 64 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 36
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Coverless. 1st wrap detached.
    • Label #1393435001

    Cover art by Bob Kane. Batman story, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Maurice Kashuba. Claim of Satan starring Buck Marshall, Range Detective, art by Homer Fleming. Steve Malone, District Attorney story, art by Don Lynch. The Spider starring Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise story, art by Sven Elven. A Climax in Opera text story, script by Richard Martin, art by Bernard Baily. Bruce Nelson story, script and art by Tom Hickey. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Mart Bailey. 64 pgs. $0.10. Origin and 1st appearance of Dr. Hugo Strange. 1st finned gloves worn by Batman. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 37
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Coverless. Small piece out of page 1, slightly affects story. 1st Wraps detached.
    • Label #1393435002

    Cover art by Bob Kane. Batman story, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, inks by Bob Kane. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Maurice Kashuba. Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise story, art by Sven Elven. The Crimson Avenger story. Murder by Sea text story by John Randall. The Crime Roundup starring Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Steve Malone, District Attorney story, art by Don Lynch. Cliff Crosby story, script and art by Chad Grothkopf. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Mart Bailey. 64 pgs. $0.10. Last solo Golden-Age Batman adventure. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 40
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover. Married Centerfold. (Tape on interior cover. )
    • Label #1283611002

    Origin and 1st appearance of Clayface in the Batman story, plus the Spy, Red Logan, the Crimson Avenger, Speed Saunders Ace Investigator (art by Fred Guardineer), Steve Malone, Cliff Crosby, and Slam Bradley (script by Jerry Siegel, art by Howard Sherman). One-page text story, "Theft at the Fair" by Gardner F. Fox. Full-page ad for Batman # 1. Half-page ad for the Superman radio show. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 41
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    • Restored: B1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: cover cleaned, interior lightened.
    • Label #2103216004

    Cover art by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson. Batman and Robin story, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Maurice Kashuba. Red Logan story, art by Ed Winiarski. The Crimson Avenger story, script and art by Jack Lehti. The Railroad Mystery starring Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator, art by Fred Guardineer. Theft at the Fair text story by Gardner F. Fox. Steve Malone, District Attorney story, art by Don Lynch. Cliff Crosby story, script and art by Chad Grothkopf. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Howard Sherman. 64 pgs. $0.10. Robin's 1st solo. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 45
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0008329005

    1st Joker appearance in Detective Comics in the Batman and Robin story, "The Case of the Laughing Death!" Also in this issue: Spy (by Jerry Siegel and Ed Moore); Larry Steele, Detective; The Crimson Avenger (by Jack Lehti); Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator; Steve Malone, District Attorney; Cliff Crosby in "Murder at the Polo Games"; and Slam Bradley (by Siegel and Howard Sherman). Full-page ad for Batman # 3. Half-page ad for All Star Comics # 2. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 53
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    Cover art by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson. Batman and Robin story, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. Spy story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Ed Moore. The Crimson Avenger story, script and pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by Charles Paris. Larry Steele, Private Detective story, art by Cliff Young. Murder on the Diamond starring Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator, art by Ed Winiarski. Cliff Crosby story, script and art by Chad Grothkopf. Kept Promise text story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Stan Kaye. Steve Malone, District Attorney story, art by Don Lynch. Slam Bradley story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Howard Sherman. 64 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 65
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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Coupon cut out of page 14, affect story. Right & bottom Edge of cover trimmed. Incomplete.
    • Label #2028700003

    1st Boy Commandos cover by Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, and Jerry Robinson. The Cop Who Hated the Batman, starring Batman and Robin, script by Joe Greene, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by George Roussos and Ray Burnley. The Boy Commandos story, script by Jack Kirby, art by Joe Simon. The Red Letter Day Crimes starring The Crimson Avenger, script by Jack Lehti, pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by Charles Paris. The Case of the Man Who Sold Death starring Spy, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Machine Man starring Air Wave, pencils by Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. Mystery of the Priceless Pooch starring Slam Bradley, pencils by Pierce Rice, inks by Arturo Cazeneuve. 64 pgs. $0.10. A bit of emphera: According to Robison, the cover to this issue was drawn by Robinson and Kirby at Robinson's kitchen table while Robinson's wife was making sandwiches for their lunch. The two artists took turns completing this historic cover. Our thanks to Phil Harding for this story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 67
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    • Paper: White
    • Cover reattached with tape. Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #3781048005

    First Penguin cover by Jerry Robinson. Crime's Early Bird starring Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. Escape to Disaster starring The Boy Commandos, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Crime on the Half-Moon starring The Crimson Avenger, script and pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by Charles Paris. The Secret Ten starring Spy, pencils by Pierce Rice, inks by Arturo Cazeneuve. A Matter of Law text story by Dalton Weeks. The Case of the Country Crooner starring Air Wave, pencils by Harris Levy (as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. Case of the Whistling Tooth starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. 64 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 71
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488655013

    Joker cover art by Jerry Robinson. A Crime A Day starring Batman, Robin, and The Joker, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. A Break for Santa starring The Boy Commandos, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. The Unlucky Reporter starring The Crimson Avenger, script and pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by Charles Paris. Death on the Diamond starring Spy, art by Chuck Winter. Murder on the Campus text story by Jack Watson. The Voice from Nowhere starring Air Wave, pencils by Harris Levy (as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. Case of the Missing Grin starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. 64 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 72
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    • INCOMPLETE. Two center wraps missing, affects Crimson Avenger story. Next two center wraps detached at single center staple. Full length spine split.

    Cover art by Jerry Robinson. License for Larceny starring Batman and Robin, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. Petals of Peril starring The Boy Commandos, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. The Adventure of the Wrong Numbers starring The Crimson Avenger, script and pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by `Charles Paris. The Target Murder starring Spy, art by Chuck Winter. Baptism of Fire text story by Tex Denton. Larry Jordan vs. Air Wave, script by Murray Boltinoff, pencils by Harris Levy (as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. The Mystery of the Missing Monkey starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 84
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    • Cover detached, 6" cumulative spine split.

    Batman and Robin in "Artists in Villainy," Air Wave in "Bandits on the Beam" (art by George Roussos), the Crimson Avenger in "Scoundrels in Society," Slam Bradley in "Shorty Falls in Love," Three-Ring Binks, and Boy Commandos in "Never Say Die" (by Jack Kirby and Klech). Tootsie Roll back cover ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon" by Rod Reed and C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 99
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    • INCOMPLETE. First two wraps and centerfold missing, affects Batman and Three-Ring Binks stories. Heavy damage to first present wrap.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. Stories by Don C. Cameron, Jack Farr and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Jack Farr, Howard Sherman, George Roussos and Louis Cazeneuve. The Penguin, operating out of a hideout he considers fool proof, police proof and Batman proof, concocts a scheme in which he freezes a person, then sends a box with the body to relatives for the payment of a certain sum of money to safely have them restored to life in the Batman and Robin tale "The Temporary Murders!" by Don C. Cameron and Dick Sprang. Plus: Three-Ring Binks in an untitled story by Jack Farr; Slam Bradley in "Veteran in Villainy!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Caution...Handle without Care!" with art by George Roussos; and The Boy Commandos in "The Locusts of Lohan!" with art by Louis Cazeneuve (not by Simon and Kirby, despite the listed credits). Also: Billy Brand 1-pager; 2-page text story "The Refugees" by Stan Carter; and The Boners 1-pager by Lit-Win. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 102
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    • First wrap heavily torn.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. Stories by Alvin Schwartz, Jack Farr and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Jack Farr, Howard Sherman, George Roussos and Louis Cazeneuve. The Joker turns the tables on logic, holding a home for ransom instead of people. And to top it off, it all is one giant trap in the Batman and Robin tale "The House That Was Held for Ransom!" by Alvin Schwartz and Dick Sprang. Plus: Three-Ring Binks in an untitled story by Jack Farr; Slam Bradley in "Smash Your Baggage!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Of Mice and Muggs!" with art by George Roussos; and The Boy Commandos in "The Floating Evil!" with art by Louis Cazeneuve (not by Simon and Kirby, despite the listed credits). Also: 2-page text story "Crime's Henchman" by Ted Udall (as Ted Loury). 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 104
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    • INCOMPLETE. First two wraps missing, affects art and story.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. Stories by Alvin Schwartz, Jack Farr and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Jack Farr, Howard Sherman, George Roussos and Louis Cazeneuve. Batman turns the tables on some crooks who are using giant billboards to blackmail people in the Batman and Robin tale "The Battle of the Billboards!" by Alvin Schwartz and Dick Sprang. Plus: Three-Ring Binks in an untitled story by Jack Farr; Slam Bradley in "The Buzzard and the Screech!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Swag That Stole Itself!" with art by George Roussos; and The Boy Commandos in "The Crooked Ghost!" with art by Louis Cazeneuve. Also: 2-page text story "Clear Sailing" by Alton Black, and Scuffy the Tramp 1-pager by Lit-Win. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 109
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    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: Off white
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects story. (Address label attached to cover. Tape on cover.)
    • Label #2095687017

    Cover by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley. Stories by Don C. Cameron, Jack Farr and unknown. Art by Win Mortimer, Jack Farr, John Daly, George Roussos and Louis Cazeneuve. The Joker uses common, ordinary pranks to bilk rich people out of their money, but when he kidnaps Robin, Batman pulls a prank of his own on the Killer Clown in "The House that Jokes Built!" by Don C. Cameron and Win Mortimer. Plus: Three-Ring Binks in an untitled story by Jack Farr; Slam Bradley in "It's Off to Jail We Go!" with art by John Daly; Air Wave in "Landslide for the Law!" with art by George Roussos; and The Boy Commandos in "Keep 'Em Frying!" with art by Louis Cazeneuve. Also: Spike half-pager by Phil Berube; 2-page text story "Foot Soldier" by Stan Carter; and Pigskin Pete half-pager by Berube. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #120
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 120
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1244071001

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Bill Finger and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, Win Mortimer, John Daly, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. The Penguin, freshly escaped from prison, teams up with an unwitting bird enthusiast and uses the man's rare birds in the commission of crimes, as well as to capture Batman and Robin in "Fowl Play!" by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Win Mortimer. Plus: Slam Bradley in "Shorty Grows Up!" with art by John Daly; Air Wave in "Safe-Cracker by Proxy" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "The Fight Before Christmas!" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: Prof. Pipp 2-pager by Jack Farr; Jerry the Jitterbug 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; 2-page text story "Tune of Death" by Stan Carter; and The Rascals half-pager by Phil Berube. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 122
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Label #3799075007

    Cover by Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Stories by Bill Finger and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, Charles Paris, John Daly, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. 1st Catwoman cover. After escaping from prison, Catwoman decides to use superstitions to extort money from wealthy businessmen in the Batman and Robin tale "The Black Cat Crimes!" by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Plus: Slam Bradley in "The Crazy Customers!" with art by John Daly; Air Wave in "The Uncandid Camera!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "Four Swords for a King" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: Chief Hot Foot 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff, and 2-page text story "The Talking Cat" by Mal Terret. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 124
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    • Cover detached, centerfold detached at one staple. 1.5" cumulative spine split, cover oxidation.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold, affects art and story.
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    • Interior is complete with just a couple of margin/corner pieces missing. 5" cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Bob Kane and George Roussos. Stories by Edmond Hamilton and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, George Roussos, John Daly, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. The Joker tests the wits of Batman and Robin with a crime spree, each day's caper based on the Tune of the Day on radio in "The Crime Parade" by Edmond Hamilton, Bob Kane and George Roussos. Plus: Slam Bradley in "Shorty of the Royal Mounted!" with art by John Daly; Air Wave in "The Crime Express!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "Assignment in London!" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: Honest Willy 1-pager by Phil Berube; 2-page text story "Knockout" by Stan Carter; and Chief Hot Foot half-pager by Henry Boltinoff. And: 1-page Tootsie Roll ad "Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #127
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 127
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2070400015

    Cover by Charles Paris. Stories by Edmond Hamilton and unknown. Art by Charles Paris, Howard Sherman, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. A crazed scientist says that he has created a shrinking gas, but when he is laughed at by a group of wealthy possible investors, he uses a giant-sized room at his home to convince skeptics they have been shrunk, then he extorts money out of them. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "Pigmies in Giantland!" by Edmond Hamilton and Charles Paris. Plus: Slam Bradley in "Modern Paul Revere!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Rogues and Red Hots!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "Never-Say-Die Land" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: Shorty the Fight Fan 1-pager by Phil Berube; 2-page text story "Nothing to Lose" by Tex Blane; and Daffy & Doodle half-pager by Lit-Win. And: 1-page Tootsie Roll ad "Captain Tootsie and the Log Jam Rescue" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #134
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 134
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    • Heavy soiling.

    Cover by Jim Mooney. Stories by Bill Finger, Jack Farr and unknown. Art by Jim Mooney, Charles Paris, Jack Farr, Howard Sherman, Lee Harris, Jack Kirby and George Klein. A freak lightning bolt destroys most of the Penguin's trick umbrellas that he was going to use to commit crimes, so he warns Batman he'll commit the crimes anyway but by using umbrellas that are not umbrellas. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Umbrellas of Crime!" by Bill Finger, Jim Mooney and Charles Paris. Plus: Three-Ring Binks in an untitled story by Jack Farr; Slam Bradley in "Abercrombie and the Urchins!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Calamity Incorporated!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "The Beast of London!" with art by Jack Kirby and George Klein. Also: Homer half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; 2-page text story "Look Before You Leap" by Cliff Rhodes; and Little Pete half-pager by Boltinoff. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #137
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 137
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing, affects art and story.

    Cover by Jim Mooney and Charles Paris. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Howard Sherman, Lee Harris and unknown. A clever rebus sign on a local furrier's store gives the Joker yet a new and novel method of committing his crimes! Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Rebus Crimes!" with art by Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Slam Bradley in "The Balloon Bandits!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Cycle of Crimes!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "The Rise and Fall of a Gangster!" Also: 2-page text piece "Secret Codes Can Be Fun" by Henry Lysing, and Shorty half-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #138
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 138
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2056859016

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by Jimmy Thompson, Dick Sprang, Howard Sherman, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. The Joker follows up an article in the newspaper about a scientist discovering a lost elixir of invisibility and becomes a real terror to Batman until the crime fighter takes some of the elixir himself. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Invisible Crimes!" with art by Dick Sprang. Plus: The origin of Robotman is retold in "The Inside Story of Robotman!" by Otto Binder and Jimmy Thompson (see Star Spangled Comics (1941) #7 for 1st appearance); Slam Bradley in "Shorty Meets the Champ!" with art by Howard Sherman; and The Boy Commandos in "The Mystery of the Mary Celeste II!" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: Shorty 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; 2-page text piece "Secret Codes Can Be Fun!" by Henry Lysing; and Daffy & Doodle half-pager by Lit-Win. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #144
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 144
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    • Trimmed
    • Cover TRIMMED. Staples missing. Rust migration and tears throughout interior.

    Cover by Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by Jimmy Thompson, Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Howard Sherman, Carmine Infantino and unknown. Big Jack Bancroft kidnaps Kay Kyser and his saxophonist (whom he resembles) in order to get on Kyser's radio show, "The College of Musical Knowledge" in order to hide from the police. Kyser has to find a way to tip off Batman to this and invite him to his program in order to round up the crook. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "Kay Kyser's Mystery Broadcast!" with art by Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Robotman in "The Human Armored Car!" by Otto Binder and Jimmy Thompson; Slam Bradley in "The Seven Sinister Midgets!" with art by Howard Sherman; and The Boy Commandos in "The Case of the Black Cat Crimes!" with pencils by Carmine Infantino. Also: Jerry the Jitterbug half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Shorty 2-pager by Boltinoff; Daffy & Doodle 1-pager by Lit-Win; and 2-page text piece "The Printed Word." 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #148
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 148
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1488668012

    Cover by Dick Sprang. Stories by Bill Finger and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Jimmy Thompson, Howard Sherman, Carmine Infantino and unknown. Batman and Robin fall victim, like others, to a mad scientist (Professor Zero in his 1st appearance) who has found a way to reduce humans to pygmy size in "The Experiment of Professor Zero" by Bill Finger, Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Robotman in "The Metal Man's Sportsathon!" with art by Jimmy Thompson; Slam Bradley in "A Bicycle Built for Sleuths" with art by Howard Sherman; and The Boy Commandos in "The King of the Animals!" with pencils by Carmine Infantino. Also: Sarge 1-pager by Phil Berube; 2-page text story "A Policeman's Lot" by Lee Goldsmith; Casey the Cop half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; and Jerry the Jitterbug half-pager by Boltinoff. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.