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Batman (1940) comic books 1946

  • Issue #32
    Batman (1940) 32
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1946 by DC.

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    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Rackety-Rax Racket!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); A series of college fraternity initiation rites are used by the Crime Clown to further enhance his own wealth, using Robin himself to carry them out. "Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang; Robins origin retold; villains Boss Zucco and Stick-Up Sidney appear. "Return To the Crime" text story by Mal Parton. "In the Soup!", art by Jerry Robinson; At the request of one of Bruce Wayne's friends, Alfred is loaned out to walk the lady's dog of all things; However, while doing this menial chore, the brave butler stumbles upon a case that will test his detective abilities - a case involving giant turtles. "All For One, One For All!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Time-travel story, based on Dumas's characters in "The Three Musketeers." 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Batman (1940) 33
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1946 by DC.

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    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Crime on the Wing!", script by Bill Finger, art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Mobsters decide to use the Penguin as a ruse for Batman and Robin to follow while they commit crimes. "The Looters!", art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Seeing both of his parents killed in an earthquake on a small Pacific island, Dorry Leaf becomes an expert on these phenomena, and is offered a post at Pacific Coast University to oversee a seismographic observatory that he is determined to make quake-proof!; However, crooks become interested when they discover that the Professor can predict in advance where quakes will occur; Batman and Robin step in. "Double Trouble" text story by Murray Boltinoff (as Blair Bolton). "The Search for Santa Claus!", art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Jim Jocelyn's thieving cousins have a high time spending the money that their uncle had amassed for charities by using it to build up their own multi-million dollar businesses; They decide that the only way they can safeguard themselves is to murder their uncle. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Batman (1940) 34
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1946 by DC.
    Auction opens October 7
    • INCOMPLETE. Last page missing, affects art and story.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "The Marathon of Menace!" starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Racer Marty Steele is banned from racing when doctors discover he has a bad heart; But he has plans to compete anyway under another name, whilst his erstwhile opponent is a blind scientist; The prize for the winner is $250,000, a sum that Roy Damon hopes to take home in order to allow others who are blind to build new and better lives for themselves. "Ally Babble and the Four Tea Leaves!" starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Ally visits Madame Patio for a free tea leaf reading and explains to him the meaning of the four tea leaves of fate: money, a girl, a ship's deck, and happy faces; By a quirk of fate, these all come true, but not the way Ally imagined. "Nobody Knows" text story by Tom Patrick. "Tired Tracks," art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred makes a study of tires and the tracks they make; Too bad for him the car he is examining belongs to crooks! "The Master Vs. the Pupil!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Robin's bragging about his prowess in crook hunting leads Batman to disguise himself as a jewel thief and have Robin attempt to track him down. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Batman (1940) 35
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1946 by DC.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Cover loose at both staples.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Nine Lives has the Catwoman!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Catwoman arrives at the state women's prison and uses her catseye on her guard to make her escape; However, when she returns to her digs and attempts to put her gang back together, most want no part of her since Batman always defeats her. "Dinosaur Island!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Paul Cooper, inks by Ray Burnley; Batman and Robin are challenged to a game of "Touch Hunt" on famed Dinosaur Island in return for a gift to charity in the amount of $5000. "Storm Incident" text story by Stan Carter. 2-page The Rascals story by Phil Berube. "Dick Grayson, Author!", pencils by Dick Sprang (layouts) and Paul Cooper, inks by Ray Burnley; Dick, interested in comic magazines, accompanies Bruce to the offices of the editor of Crescent Comics, and is invited to write a script; However, ideas do not come easy and is superseded by a case involving ex-con Big Ed Conroy. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Batman (1940) 36
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1946 by DC.

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    Cover by Dick Sprang. "The Penguin's Nest!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Paul Cooper (as Bob Kane), inks by Ray Burnley; The Penguin opens a new restaurant in town, but queerly asks guests to hand-write their orders and sign them, then he does everything possible to get himself arrested; Batman and Robin investigate. "Stand-In For Danger!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Paul Cooper (as Bob Kane), inks by Ray Burnley; A famed movie stand-in uses his skills to lead a life of crime, but it takes the hard work of the Batman and Robin to discover the reason why. "Elusive London Eddie!", art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred notices a wanted poster in the post office for an English thief; Believing the Police to be baffled, he reasons that only an English detective would know the psychology of such a man, and be able to track him down and capture him. "A Matter of Honesty" text story by Stan Carter. "Sir Batman at King Arthur's Court!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Paul Cooper (as Bob Kane), art by Ray Burnley; King Arthur story with Merlin; Batman and Robin vs. Sir Mordred and Queen Morgan LeFey. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Batman (1940) 37
    Published Nov 1946 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($45.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scratches and scuffing on front of case.
    • Label #0043530002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($30.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1296188001
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #1279044005
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.87) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4 1/2" cumulative spine split, centerfold detached.Interior tearing/corners missing, does not affect art or story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($8.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Missing title.

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Calling Dr. Batman!", art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Dr. King tries out his new radiotherapy machine on patient Jerry Marshall, and, while it is successful, its ray negatively affects a hospital worker, Lou Darrell, but not for the better. 1-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Hollywood Hoax!", art by Jerry Robinson; A group of criminals plan to steal an unreleased as yet film "Heart's Desire" from the movie set of "Crime Doesn't Pay", where Batman and Robin are in attendance to film a sequence. "Killing Doesn't Pay" text story by Al Singer. "The Joker Follows Suit!", art by Jerry Robinson; The Joker institutes a mad scheme to use the very symbols of Batman: the Bat-Signal, Batmobile and Batplane, against the Dark Knight detective that he calls "Make Crime Pay the Joker Way!" 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.