(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 crediy 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
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

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
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  • Jeremy Heier
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen