(September 1955)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., May, July and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 Mystery of the Sky Museum! (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]

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Win Mortimer.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Sign of the Bat! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Marstin (villain); Marstin;s gang [Lefty; others un-named]
Synopsis:
Unable to get the evidence he needs to convict hoodlum Marstin, Batman devises a plan to make sure that Marstin and his gang see the famed but dreaded bat symbol each time they try to commit a crime.....a plan which eventually allows the Caped Crusaders to nab the felon.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[Is Pike's Peak (14,110 ft. elevation)] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction

The New Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Farrell (owner of a jet plan factory); un-named thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
While cleaning up the Bat-Cave one day, Alfred is accidently struck on the head. He awakens, believing that he is the Batman, and he dresses for the role. The real Caped Crusaders allow the impersonation, but when Alfred tackles a gang of crooks, they make sure Alfred doesn't get hurt while they capture the gang.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

["The fellow who robbed the cashier is hiding there!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 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

["This is a stick-up!"] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Ha-lights / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Booby-Traps for Burglars (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; crime

Mystery of the Sky Museum! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; William Malcolm (curator of the Sky Museum); Jim Meecher (aircraft restorer); Frank Frawley (pilot); John Goss (villain, Malcolm's assistant, introduction); Marty Fleer (villain, Public Enemy, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo fly out to the famed Sky Museum to talk with the curator about a problem he has been having and they find the man struggling to keep an old air relic in the sky. The mystery deepens when a series of attempts on Batman and Robin's lives occur using vintage aircraft against them!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Plane; Gotham City; Sky Museum

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mystery of the Sky Museum!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Sign of the Bat!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [Is Pike's Peak (14,110 ft. elevation)]
    Quick Quiz
  4. 3. The New Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. ["The fellow who robbed the cashier is hiding there!"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. ["This is a stick-up!"]
    Hollywood Ha-lights
  7. 6. Booby-Traps for Burglars
  8. 7. Mystery of the Sky Museum!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
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