(June 1954)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of 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 Sleeping Beauties of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer.

Act Your Age! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

The Valley of the Giant Bees! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Harry (villain, introduction); Slug (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most of this story is Batman's dream.

Penciler credit verified by Sprang, inker credit verified by Paris.

["What's the idea wearing a baseball glove?"] (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
Reprints:

The Sleeping Beauties of Gotham City! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Bear + V = Brave (Table of Contents)

Annie Gram / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Maydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Reprints:

The Mechanized Mounties (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack MIller [as Jack Mabely]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["My own tree."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Who brought the first horses into the Far West?] (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:
non-fiction

Ten Nights of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Inspector Graybridge (introduction); Harry Shepherd (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sleeping Beauties of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Act Your Age!
    Binky
  3. 2. The Valley of the Giant Bees!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["What's the idea wearing a baseball glove?"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Sleeping Beauties of Gotham City!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Bear + V = Brave
    Annie Gram
  7. 6. The Mechanized Mounties
  8. 7. ["My own tree."]
    Shorty
  9. 8. [Who brought the first horses into the Far West?]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. Ten Nights of Fear!
    Batman and Robin
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