Detective Comics #141

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1948
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7145

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Gallery of Public Heroes! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blackie Nason

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris

Notes

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the cover.

Show/hide 1. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Double-Header! (Boy Commandos) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Boy Commandos

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 3. The Gallery of Public Heroes! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; James Coy [aka Chicago Eddie] (G-Man, introduction); Blackie Nason [aka Mr. Jones] (villain, introduction, death); unnamed underworld surgeon, introduction, death); Lippy (villain, introduction, death)

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris

Synopsis

Blackie Nason was captured because of his picture being in the Police "Rogue's Gallery," so after he escapes from prison, he has plastic surgery, then sets up his "Gallery of Undercover Cops." And he accidentally uncovers the true identity of Batman, just wanting to scam the underworld element.

Notes

The splash page replicates the cover.

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the story.

Show/hide 4. Bob Feller (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 5. In Keds It's a Breeze! (U. S. Keds) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
U. S. Keds

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Kellogg's Corn Flakes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Corn Flakes
Show/hide 7. Avalanche! (Ray-o-Vac) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ray-o-Vac
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 8. Robotman in the Moon! (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane; aka Paul Dennis]

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jimmy Thompson
Show/hide 9. Death on the Speedway (Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy) Advertisement, 1 page

"What a swell set!"

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 11. The Sinister Snow Man! (Slam Bradley) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Slam Bradley
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (American Flyer) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Flyer
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hold it!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 14. Bill Wins? (Cracker Jack) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cracker Jack
Show/hide 15. Secret Codes in Sports Text article, 1.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Henry Lysing (credited)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Irvin Foster Sportswear) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Irvin Foster Sportswear

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Z...Z...Z... Z...Z...Z..." "...This ought to wake him!"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

Credits

Script
Lit-Win
Art
Lit-Win

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #6 ([November 1956?])
Untitled
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Monark Super Deluxe) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Monark Super Deluxe

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 19. Jimmie Saves the Limited (Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watch) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watch
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Bill Williams
Show/hide 20. Find Me a Killer! (The Boy Commandos) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Boy Commandos
Genre
Adventure
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Andre Chavard; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Tex]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie
Show/hide 21. No title recorded (Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 22. Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 23. No title recorded (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Boy - A job!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 24. Yea, Bucko! (B. F. Goodrich) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
B. F. Goodrich
Show/hide 25. No title recorded (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn
Show/hide 26. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 27. How to Catch More Fish (Eveready) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Eveready

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22984

Entry created

  • 16/09/2019

Cover added

  • 16/09/2019

Index completed

  • 16/09/2019