Detective Comics No. 108

Description
Detective Comics No. 108 was published by DC Comics in February 1946 and sold for ten cents. George Russos illustrated the black cover that depicts the Batplane flying through the bat signal, with Batman and Robin in the foreground. The cover’s caption reads: “In this issue Batman and Robin trail Sky-Bandits in the jet-propelled Batplane!” This issue features Batman and Robin in the “The Goat of Gotham City,” Slam Bradley in “How High is Up?” Air Wave in “Second Childhood?” and the Boy Commandos in “The Miracle of Hoo-Dun-Dat.”
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 after receiving 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
2013.0086.074
catalog number
2013.0086.074
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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