(April 1954)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Eight times yearly - monthly except Jan., May, July and Nov.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Testing of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang, inker credit confirmed by Paris and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Duplicate Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Bill Elder ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Harry Larson (introduction, death); Fish Frye (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit revised to Elder ? by Craig Delich, previously given to Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

Special Brotherhood Week (2/21-28) Quiz (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Buzzy

The Deep-Sea Diver Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Bill Elder ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ringo (villain); Big Jim's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, penciler credit verified by Sprang, and inker credit revised to Elder ? by Craig Delich, previously given to Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

Bedloe Street Beat (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Testing of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Thorson (introduction); Hatchet Marley (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Sprang and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Testing of Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Duplicate Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. Special Brotherhood Week (2/21-28) Quiz
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Deep-Sea Diver Mystery!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. Bedloe Street Beat
  9. 8. The Testing of Batman!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Gregory Fischer
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