Detective Comics #66

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1942
Page count
68
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/2357

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
[Murray Boltinoff
Mort Weisinger]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Meet "Two-Face" (Batman; Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
George Roussos (also backgrounds)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 1. Lou Gehrig -- A Quiet Hero by Frank Graham (Good Books Worth Reading) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Good Books Worth Reading
Genre
Non-fiction; sports

Credits

Author
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Notes

"Lou Gehrig - A Quiet Hero" by Frank Graham is reviewed.

Show/hide 2. The Crimes of Two-Face! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent] (image); Gilda (Kent's fiancee, a sculptress, introduction); Dr. Ekhart; Two-Face [Harvey Kent] [aka "Apollo" Kent] (villain, introduction, origin); Boss Moroni (villain); Joe (villain, death)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Bob Kane (idea)
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
George Roussos
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-20 (September 1973)
The Crimes of Two-Face
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #28 ([1974?])
The Crimes of Two-Face!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #66 (August 1942)

Synopsis

At a criminal trial, D.A. Harvey Kent is disfigured by acid thrown into his face, and the shock drives him to become a master criminal who bases all of his crimes on the number two, and who uses a two-headed silver dollar to decide if he will keep the loot from a crime or not.

Notes

Story continues in Detective Comics #68.

Show/hide 3. The Sphinx Speaks (The Boy Commandos) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Boy Commandos
Genre
Adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfy Twidgett; Pierre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Casey 39; Von Bruhte; Radcliffe; The Sphinx (villain)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Boy Commandos (DC, 1973 series) #1 (September-October 1973)
The Sphinx Speaks
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #103 ([October 1974?])
The Sphinx Speaks

Synopsis

In the year 3045 A.D., scholars unearth an ancient battlefield and try to reconstruct what happened there.

Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor
Characters
Jerry

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Laffs) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Laffs
Genre
Humor
Show/hide 6. Murder Will Out (The Crimson Avenger) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Crimson Avenger
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Joe Henderson; Byers; Maretti

Credits

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Charles Paris

Notes

Inker and letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 7. Little Discs of Death (Spy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spy
Genre
Adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

Credits

Art
Louis Cazeneuve
Show/hide 8. Flaming Bullets Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Author
Eric Carter
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks (Air Wave) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Air Wave
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; District Attorney Cole (death); Static; Inspector Morton; Grump (villain)

Credits

Script
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Lee Harris
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #245 (December 1971-January 1972)
The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #87 (July 1972)
The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #66 (August 1942)

Synopsis

D.A. Cole dies, and Larry Jordan is arrested for his murder.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Sport with the Sports) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sport with the Sports
Genre
Sports

Credits

Script
? [as Arcky]
Art
? [as Arcky]
Show/hide 11. Statement of Ownership Statement of ownership, 0.25 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Notes

published by Detective Comics, Inc. 480 Lexington Ave New York, N.Y. Editor: W. F. Ellsworth Owners: Harry Donenfeld; P. H. Sampliner.

Show/hide 12. Case of the Dripping Drum (Slam Bradley) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman
Letters
Howard Sherman

Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37696

Entry created

  • 06/10/2008

Index completed

  • 23/12/2015

Last updated

  • 23/12/2015