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Detective Comics (1937) - #38
"Introducing Robin, The Boy Wonder"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Bill Finger

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Bob Kane

Inker(s):
Bob Kane
Jerry Robinson

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Editor(s):
Whitney Ellsworth

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Jerry Robinson
 

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Cover Date: April 1940
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: The Sensational Character-Find of 1940... Robin - The Boy Wonder

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Detective Comics (1937) #38 Special Replica Edition
Detective Comics (1937) #38 Toys 'R' Us Edition

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Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne takes on a ward named Dick Grayson, whose parents were murdered by criminals, just like Bruce's. Bruce trains him and Dick becomes Robin, Batman's loyal sidekick. Batman helps him find his parent's murderers and bring them to justice.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman Archives (1990) HC vol. 01
Batman Archives (1990) HC vol. 01 (3rd Printing)
The Batman Chronicles (2005) TPB vol. 01
Batman From the Thirties to the Seventies (1971) HC
Batman In The Forties (2004) TPB
Batman-klassikot (1989) 1990-01
Detective Comics (1937) #38 (Special Replica Edition)
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Millennium Edition:... (2000) Detective Comics 38
Secret Origins (1973) #7

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