Detective Comics No. 96

Detective Comics No. 96 was published by DC Comics in February 1945 and sold for ten cents. The yellow cover is credited to Jack Burnley and George Roussos and features an image of Batman jumping from a train and attacking criminals on a push cart while Robin rides on the front of the railroad engine. This issue features a Batman story titled “Alfred, Private Detective,” Slam Bradley in “Bargains in Burglary,” Air Wave in “Crime Goes into Mourning,” and the Boy Commandos in “The Sinister League.”
Detective Comics was an anthology comic, featuring stories about characters including Batman, Robin, Slam Bradley, the Boy Commandos, Air Wave, Martian Manhunter, and Roy Raymond TV Detective. Batman was introduced in Detective Comics No. 27, and continued to star in the series even as he got his own title.
date made
D. C. Comics, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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