Detective Comics No. 108

Detective Comics No. 108

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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.
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Object Name
comic book
date made
D. C. Comics, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer
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