Detective Comics No. 96

Description
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.
Object Name
comic book
date made
1945
maker
D. C. Comics, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
2013.0086.071
catalog number
2013.0086.071
accession number
2013.0086
subject
Batman
Comics
Comic Books
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Comic Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

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