(October 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

Batman Falls in Love! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Magda Lupescu
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Mortimer and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Batman's Greatest Thrills! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Joe Hardy (MC for "Your Life Story"); King Zabot of Morbania (the "Man in the Iron Mask"); Janie; Johnny Taylor (Australian rancher); The Joker (villain); The Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman is surprised and honored that a TV station is presenting his life story and recounting some of his greatest feats....until the Joker decides to break out of prison and do his own "honoring" of the Caped Crusader!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Plane; Bat-Signal; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Revised penciler credit verified by Craig Delich (2007-9-12), formerly Sheldon Moldoff.

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

School Blues! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 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

The Synthetic Crime King! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Adam Newman [Johnny Marden] (athlete, introduction); Professor Vilmer (villain, introduction); Vilmer's men (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
A miffed college professor decides to get revenge on his former employer by creating what is believed to be a synthetic man and using him as a weapon, But Batman discovers that this creature is actually a human being being used by Vilmer, stops Vilmer and restores the athlete to his former self.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman Whirly-word Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

[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:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

They Prove the "Guilty" Innocent (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Batman Falls in Love! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only); Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; Commissioner James Gordon; Magda Lupescu (a model, introduction); Jacques Terlay (villain, international fugitive, introduction); Big Charley Vance (villain, introduction); Vance's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman is to guard a foreign model, whose life has been threatened by a smuggling ring. But Vicki Vale nearly messes everything up with her jealousy.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Added penciler credit of Bob Kane verified by Craig Delich (November 2005).

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman Falls in Love!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Batman's Greatest Thrills!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. School Blues!
    Buzzy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Synthetic Crime King!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman Whirly-word Game
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  9. 8. They Prove the "Guilty" Innocent
  10. 9. Batman Falls in Love!
    Batman and Robin
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