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DETECTIVE COMICS #69

Cover Date: November 1942
Cover Price: $.10
Publication Date: 1942-09-22

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Cover Credits:
Art: Jerry Robinson


Story: "The Harlequin's Hoax!" (13 Pages)

Credits:

PlotBob Kane
StoryBill Finger
PencilsBob Kane
InksJerry Robinson, George Roussos
Assistant editingMurray Boltinoff, Mort Weisinger
EditingWhitney Ellsworth

Feature Character(s):

Batman
Robin

Supporting Character(s):

Commissioner Gordon
Linda Page

Villain(s):

Joker

Location(s):

Gotham City

Comment(s):

The characters in this story are the Earth-Two versions.
This story takes place in the summer.

Story Reprinted in:

Batman Archives #2 (1991)
The Batman Chronicles #7 (2009)
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus #2 (2016)
Batman: The Golden Age #4 (2018)


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Second Story: [No Title] (12 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJack Kirby, Joe Simon
ArtJoe Simon
PencilsJack Kirby
Assistant editingMurray Boltinoff, Mort Weisinger
EditingWhitney Ellsworth

Feature Character(s):

Boy Commandos:
Brooklyn
Andre Chavard
Jan Haasan
Alfy Twidgett
Captain Rip Carter

Villain(s):

Nazi soldiers (first appearance for all)

Location(s):

Kovka, Russia

Story Reprinted in:

The Boy Commandos by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby #1 (October 2010)


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Third Story: "The Three Behind the Throne!" (10 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJack Lehti
PencilsJack Lehti
InksCharles Paris
LetteringCharles Paris
Assistant editingMurray Boltinoff, Mort Weisinger
EditingWhitney Ellsworth

Feature Character(s):

Crimson Avenger

Supporting Character(s):

Wing

Other Character(s):

Adam Scringe, Magunus King and Caesar Gutter (first appearance for all; three behind the scenes power brokers)


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Fourth Story: "The Magic Cupboard!" (7 Pages)

Credits:

StoryMurray Boltinoff
PencilsLee Harris
InksCharles Paris
Assistant editingMurray Boltinoff, Mort Weisinger
EditingWhitney Ellsworth

Feature Character(s):

Air Wave

Supporting Character(s):

Static

Villain(s):

Bank robbers (first appearance for all)


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Fifth Story: "Case of the Artistic Ape!" (8 Pages)

Credits:

ArtHoward Sherman
LetteringHoward Sherman
Assistant editingMurray Boltinoff, Mort Weisinger
EditingWhitney Ellsworth

Feature Character(s):

Slam Bradley

Supporting Character(s):

Shorty Morgan

Villain(s):

Ape Gorky and his gang (first appearance for all; art thieves)


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