Detective Comics #39

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #39 - The Horde of the Green Dragon released by DC Comics on May 1940.

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    The Horde of the Green Dragon last edited by Hyjurocket on 07/25/23 08:18AM View full history

    Batman and Robin take on the Green Dragon!

    1. The Horde of the Green Dragon (Batman & Robin) - a spate of millionaire abductions is baffling - until Batman receives a secret message from his old friend Wong, the 'mayor' of Chinatown!
    2. The Chauffeur Spy (Spy)
    3. Cobra on the Loose (Red Logan)
    4. Switch the Switch (Crimson Avenger)
    5. Monthly Book Review
    6. The Case of the Siva Statue (Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator)
    7. Morton Hijacking & Co. (Steve Malone, District Attorney)
    8. Larson's Boy Gets Kidnapped (Cliff Crosby)
    9. White Trap by Fredric Wells
    10. The French Impersonation (Slam Bradley)


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    Pretty Entertaining if You Can Look Beyond the Stereotyping 0

    Detective Comics #1  Let's face it, for decades, Detective Comics were basically pretty heavy on racial stereotyping. Perhaps no group was more stereotyped in this title than Asians, and particularly East Asians, especially Chinese. All one needs to do is look at the cover of Detective Comics #1 to see that this was going on years before Batman joined the book's roster.So, since that would be my biggest criticism of this issue's story, 'The Horde of the Green Dragon', I'm going to cut the co...

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