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Detective comics comic books issue 140

  • Issue #140
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 140
    Auction opens October 4
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #3921012001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($89.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Coverless.
    • Label #0232788001

    1st appearance of the Riddler. Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Bill Finger, Otto Binder and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Jimmy Thompson, Howard Sherman, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Having grown up an expert and a cheat when it came to solving puzzles, Edward Nigma decides to use this capacity to mystify the police and Batman...as the Riddler! Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Riddler" by Bill Finger, Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Robotman in "Robotman's Double Trouble!" by Otto Binder and Jimmy Thompson; Slam Bradley in "Dog for a Day!" with art by Howard Sherman; and The Boy Commandos in "The Dictator from Alcatraz!" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: 2-page text story "To the Moon and Back." 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.